John Milton Mackie
John Milton Mackie (born in Wareham, Massachusetts, 19 December 1813; died in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 27 July 1894) was a United States writer who specialized in topics from German history and literature.
Biography and Works
He graduated from Brown University in 1832, and studied at the University of Berlin, Germany, 1833-1834. On his return to the United States, he was tutor at Brown 1835-1838. Besides contributing to the North American, American Whig, and Christian reviews chiefly papers relating to German history and literature, Mackie published:
- Life of Godfrey William von Leibnitz, with Gottschalk Eduard Guhrauer (Boston, 1845) at archive.org
- Life of Samuel Gorton in Sparks's “American Biography” series (1848)
- Cosas de España, or Going to Madrid via Barcelona (New York, 1848)
- Life of Schamyl, the Circassian Chief (1856)
- Life of Tai-Ping-Wang, Chief of the Chinese Insurrection (1857)
- From Cape Cod to Dixie and the Tropics (1864)
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- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Mackie, John Milton". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
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