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Linus Pierpont Brockett (1820–1893)

Brockett, Linus Pierpont. An American historical and miscellaneous writer; born in Canton, CT, Oct. 16, 1820; died on Jan. 13, 1893. He graduated from Yale Medical College in 1843. After 1847 he devoted himself to literature; he contributed largely to encyclopædias, and published over 40 works, among which are: ‘History of Education’ (1849); ‘History of the Civil War’ (1866); ‘The Silk Industry of America’ (1876).