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Thomas Coffin Amory (1812–1889)

Amory, Thomas Coffin (am’o-ri). An American lawyer, politician, biographer, and poet; born in Boston in 1812; died in 1889. He held municipal office in Boston for many years. He wrote: ‘Life of James Sullivan, with Selections from his Writings’ (2 vols., 1859); ‘Military Services and Public Life of Major-General John Sullivan’ (1868); ‘General Sullivan Not a Pensioner of Luzerne’ (2d ed. 1875); ‘The Transfer of Erin’ (1877); ‘Life of Sir Isaac Coffin’ (1886); and two poems: ‘The Siege of Newport’ (1888) and ‘Charles River’ (1888).