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HERRICK, Anson, journalist, born in Lewiston, Maine, 21 Jail., 1812; died in New York city, 5 February, 1868. His father was a representative in congress from Maine. The son received a common school education, and at the age of fifteen was apprenticed to a printer. In 1833 he established "'The Citizen" at Wiscassett, Maine, and in 1836 removed to New York city and worked as a journeyman printer till 1838, when he began the publication of the New York "Atlas," a weekly journal. In 1857 he was appointed naval store-keeper of the port of New York, and in 1862 was elected to congress as a Democrat, serving from 3 December, 1863, to 3 March, 1865. He was a delegate in 1866 to the National Union convention at Philadelphia.
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