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James Watson Webb (1802–1884)

Webb, James Watson. An American soldier, journalist, and diplomat; born at Claverack, NY, Feb. 8, 1802; died in New York City, June 7, 1884. In journalism he was connected with the Morning Courier, New York (1827–29); The Morning Courier and New York Enquirer (1829–59). He is the author of: ‘Altowan; or, Incidents of Life and Adventure in the Rocky Mountains’ (2 vols., 1846); ‘Slavery and its Tendencies’ (1856); and a pamphlet on ‘National Currency’ (1875).