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Mathew Carey (1760–1839)

Carey, Mathew. An American publisher and prose-writer; born in Ireland, Jan. 28, 1760; died in Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1839. The best known of his political writings was his ‘Olive Branch’ (1814). It was an effort to promote harmony among political parties during the War of 1812. It passed through ten editions. In 1819 he published his ‘Vindiciæ Hibernicæ’; and in 1822, ‘Essays on Political Economy.’