Thomas Coffin Amory

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Thomas Coffin Amory
Born October 6, 1812 Edit this on Wikidata
Died August 20, 1889 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 76)
Occupation Lawyer, politician, biographer, poet

Thomas Coffin Amory (October 6, 1812 – August 20, 1889) was an American lawyer, politician, biographer, and poet born in Boston, Massachusetts to Jonathan Amory and Mehitable (Sullivan) Cutler. He graduated from Harvard University[1]

In 1858, Amory was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society.[2]

See also[edit]

Amory-Ticknor House

Works[edit]

Biographies

  • The Life of James Sullivan: With Selections from his Writings. 1859
  • The Military Services and Public Life of Major-General John Sullivan of the American Revolutionary Army. 1868
  • Old Cambridge and New. 1871
  • Our English Ancestors. 1872
  • General Sullivan not a pensioner of Luzerne. 1875
  • Transfer of Erin: or The Acquisition of Ireland by England. 1877
  • Memoir of John Wingate Thornton. 1879
  • Memoir of Hon. Richard Sullivan. 1885
  • The Life of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin, baronet, his English and American ancestors. 1886
  • Class Memoir of George Washington Warren, with English and American Ancestry. 1886
  • William Blaxton.1886

Poetry

  • William Blackstone, Boston's First Inhabitant 1877
  • Charles River: A Poem 1888
  • Siege of Newport. 1888

References[edit]

  • Elkins, James R. Strangers to Us All: Lawyers and Poetry Thomas Coffin Amory College of Law, West Virginia University 2001 Retrieved September 7, 2009
  • Warner, Charles Dudley, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George Henry Warner, and E. C. Towne. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern. Vol. XXIX New York: R.S. Peale and J.A. Hill, 1896. (p. 17) googlebooks Retrieved September 7, 2009
  • William Richard Cutter; William Frederick Adams Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts. Vol. 1 (pp. 210–11) New York, Lewis historical Pub. Co., 1910. googlebooks Retrieved September 7, 2009