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Jesse Ames Spencer (1816–1898)

Spencer, Jesse Ames. An American educator and author; born at Hyde Park, NY, June 17, 1816; died in New York City, Sept. 2, 1898. He was appointed professor of Greek in the College of the City of New York in 1869, and was the author of a volume of religious ‘Discourses’ (1843); ‘History of the English Reformation’ (1846); ‘History of the United States’ (4 vols., 1856–69); ‘Greek Praxis’ (1870), and a ‘Course of English Reading’ (1873); ‘Memorabilia of Sixty-five Years’ (1820–86); etc.