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Mordecai Manuel Noah (1785–1851)

Noah, Mordecai Manuel. An American lawyer, editor, and author; born in Philadelphia, July 14, 1785; died in New York, May 22, 1851. During his journalistic career in New York he was connected with seven newspapers. He made an unsuccessful attempt to found a Jewish colony on Grand Island, in the Niagara River. His chief works are: ‘The Siege of Tripoli’ and ‘The Fortress of Sorrente,’ dramas; ‘Travels in England, France, and Spain’ (1819); ‘Gleanings from a Gathered Harvest’ (1845).