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Hale Edward Everett

Hale, Edward Everett (b. 1822), a voluminous American writer, was born at Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated at Harvard. In 1856 he became minister of the South Congregational (Unitarian) church in Boston. He has given much attention to Spanish-American history, and edited Original Documents from the State Paper Office and the British Museum illustrating the History of Sir W. Raleigh's first American Colony and the Colony at Jamestown (1860). Among his stories are The Man without a Country (1863) and The Skeleton in the Closet (1866).

“He is gracious; he shows mercy, not because we deserve mercy, but because he delights in mercy.”
–Thomas Watson, A Divine Cordial