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James Holbrook, 1812-1864

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1812
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Date of Death: 1864
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Identity:

He was a special agent of the United States Post Office.

Life:

He published Ten Years Among the Mailbags (Philadelphia, 1855). AMW knew him through her Connecticut connections and her stay at Pomfret, CT.

Bibliography:

New York Public Library on-line catalogue at http://catnyp.nypl.org (accessed 2005); American National Biography, New York and Oxford, 1999, vol.11, p25.