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Sylvanus Cobb (1823–1887)

Cobb, Sylvanus, Jr. An American novelist; born in Waterville, ME, 1823; died in Hyde Park, MA, July 20, 1887. He was editor and publisher of a periodical called the Rechabite. Besides contributing to other publications, he was a most prolific story-writer. His most popular novels are: ‘The King’s Talisman’ (1851); ‘The Patriot Cruiser’ (1859); and ‘Ben Hamed’ (1864).