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BUTTERFIELD, Consul Willshire, author, born in Mexico, Oswego County, New York, 28 July, 1824. He was educated in the normal school at Albany, New York, became a teacher, and in 1848-'9 superintendent of schools in Seneca County, Ohio, and removed in 1875 to Wisconsin. He has published "History of Seneca County, Ohio" (San4usky, 1848); "-An Historical Account of the Expedition against Sandusky in 1782" (Cincinnati, 1873); "The History and Biographical -Annals of the University of Wisconsin" (Madison, 1879); and "History of the Discovery of the Northwest by John Nieolet" (Cincinnati, 1S81). He has edited the "Washington-Crawford Letters" (Cincinnati, 1877); the "Washington-Irvine Correspondence" (Madison, 1882); "A Short Biography of John Leith" (Cincinnati, 1888); and "Journal of Capt. Jonathan Heart" (Albany, 1885).
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