John Trumbull (Poet)

John Trumbull (Poet)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Trumbull (April 24, 1750 - May 11, 1831) was an American poet. Trumbull was born in what is now Watertown, Connecticut, where his father was a Congregational preacher. At the age of seven he passed his entrance examinations at Yale, but did not enter until 1763; he graduated in 1767, studied law there, and in 1771-1773 was a tutor. In 1773 he was admitted to the bar, in 1773-1774 practiced law in Boston, working in the law office of John Adams, and after 1774 practiced in New Haven, Connecticut. He was state attorney in 1789, a member of the Connecticut Assembly in 1792 and 1800, and a judge of the Superior Court in 1801-1819. The last six years of his life were spent in Detroit, Michigan, where he died.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135922726
  • 9786135922721