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Samuel Irenæus Prime (1812–1885)

Prime, Samuel Irenæus. An American clergyman, editor, and author; born at Ballston, NY, Nov. 4, 1812; died at Manchester, VT, July 18, 1885. He was first a minister in the Presbyterian Church. About 1840 he became editor of the New York Observer, and remained in charge until his death. He is the author of over forty volumes, the best known being: ‘Travels in Europe and the East’ (1855); ‘Letters from Switzerland’ (1860); ‘The Alhambra and the Kremlin’ (1873); ‘Life of Samuel F. B. Morse’ (1874).