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JONES, Joseph Stevens, play writer, born in 1811; died in Boston, Massachusetts, 30 December, 1877. Early in life he became an actor, and was at different times proprietor and manager of the Old National, Tremont, and other theatres in Boston. In 1843 he was graduated at the Harvard medical school, and held the place of city physician for several years. He wrote about 200 plays; the most popular among them were "Solon Shingle," "Eugene Aram," "The Liberty Tree," "The Fire Warrior," "The Siege of Boston", "Moll Pitcher," "Stephen Burroughs," "The Carpenter of Rouen," with its sequel in "The Surgeon of Paris, or the Mask of the Huguenots," "Job and Jacob Gray," "The Last Dollar," "The People's Lawyer," "The Sons of the Cape," "Zofara," "Captain Lascar," and "Paul Revere." "The Silver Spoon," in which William Warren, of the Boston museum, made his great success as Jefferson Scattering Batkins, was revived at that theatre through many seasons. He also dramatized "The Three Experiments of Living," by Mrs. Hannah F. Lee.
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