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John George Nicolay (1832–1901)

Nicolay, John George. An American journalist and historical writer; born at Essingen, Bavaria, Feb. 26, 1832; died in Washington, Sept. 26, 1901. He came to the United States in 1838. He was engaged in journalism in the West; was private secretary of President Lincoln, 1861–5; United States consul at Paris, 1865–69; and marshal of the United States Supreme Court, 1872–87. His chief work is ‘Abraham Lincoln: A History’ (1891), written in collaboration with John Hay. He also wrote ‘The Outbreak of the Rebellion’ (1881).