Edward Jackson Lowell
|Edward Jackson Lowell|
Lowell graduated from Harvard College in 1867. After his graduation, he spent several years studying and traveling abroad. In 1868, he married Mary Wolcott Goodrich. He pursued a business career for a year or so, studied law, and was admitted to the Suffolk County, Massachusetts, bar in 1872. He practised law until 1874, when his wife died, and he gave up his practise to take care of his children and study. In 1877, he married Elizabeth Gilbert Jones. He was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- The Hessians and the other German auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War (1884) A trip abroad in 1879 got him interested in this topic. The material first appeared as a series of letters in The New York Times.
- The Eve of the French Revolution on the Internet Archive (1892)
- “The United States of America 1775-1782: their Political Relations with Europe,” a chapter from volume VII of Winsor's Narrative and Critical History of America (1888) Some sources report the title of the section as “The Diplomacy and Finance of the Revolution.”
He wrote numerous magazine and review articles.
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- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Lowell, John". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Lowell, Edward Jackson". Encyclopedia Americana.
- Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Lowell, John". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
- Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Lowell, Edward Jackson". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.