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CLARKE, Robert, publisher, born in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, 1 May, 1829. He removed with his parents to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1840, was educated at Woodward College, and became a bookseller and publisher in that city. He edited " Col. George Rogers Clarke's Campaign in the Illinois in 1778-'9" (Cincinnati, 1869); James McBride's "Pioneer Biographies" (1869); " Captain James Smith's Captivity with the Indians" (1870); and is the author of a pamphlet entitled "The PreHistoric Remains which were found on the Site of the City of Cincinnati, with a Vindication of the Cincinnati Tablet" (printed privately, 1876).
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