Everett, Alexander Hill (1792-1847), an American diplomatist, born at Boston. He studied law under John Quincey Adams, with whom he went to St. Petersburg (1809-1812). He next practised law for a time, and was then appointed secretary of legation in Holland, and (1818-1824) charge d'affaires. From 1825 to 1829 he was in Spain, and was elected a senator of Massachusetts on his return. In 1840 he was sent on a mission to Cuba, and in 1846 to China, where he died. He produced a work upon Europe (1822), and one on America (1827).