The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Fessenden, Thomas Green

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
The Encyclopedia Americana
Fessenden, Thomas Green
Edition of 1920. See also Thomas Green Fessenden on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

FESSENDEN, Thomas Green, American author: b. Walpole, N. H., 22 April 1771; d. Boston, 11 Nov. 1837. He was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1796. He went to London in 1801, and while there published anonymously a satirical poem, ‘Terrible Tractoration’ (1803). He returned to the United States; did literary work in New York; went to Boston and founded the ‘New England Farmer’ (1822). Some of his publications were ‘The American Clerk's Companion’ (1815); ‘The Ladies' Monitor’ (1818); and ‘Laws of Patents for New Inventions’ (1822).