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Samuel Lorenzo Knapp (1783–1838)

Knapp, Samuel Lorenzo (knäp). An American miscellaneous writer; born in Newburyport, MA, 1783; died in Hopkinton, MA, 1838. He attained to eminence in law; was editor of the Boston Gazette and the Boston Monthly Magazine. His works, chiefly biographical, include ‘Travels in North America by Ali Béy’ (1818); ‘Memoirs of General Lafayette’ (1824); ‘Lectures on American Literature’ (1829); ‘Lives’ of Daniel Webster, Aaron Burr, and Andrew Jackson. He edited ‘The Library of American History’ (1837).