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James Redpath (1833–1891)

Redpath, James. An American journalist; born in Berwick, Scotland, Aug. 24, 1833; died on Feb. 10, 1891. He was known as a fiery abolitionist, and an ardent supporter of the Irish in the land-league troubles. He founded the “Redpath Lyceum Bureau,” an agency for lecturers and musicians, in 1867, and conducted it until 1875. He became assistant editor of the North American Review in 1886. He published: ‘Handbook to Kansas’ (1859); ‘The Roving Editor’ (1859); ‘Echoes of Harper’s Ferry’ (1860); ‘Southern Notes’ (1860); ‘Guide to Hayti’ (1860); ‘The John Brown Invasion’ (1860); ‘Life of John Brown’ (1860); and ‘Talks About Ireland’ (1881).