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Copley, John Singleton

(Encyclopedia) Copley, John Singleton, 1772–1863, British jurist: see Lyndhurst, John Singleton Copley, Baron .

Egan, Pierce

(Encyclopedia) Egan, Pierce, 1772–1849, English sports writer. He was the author of Life in London, a lively account of the sporting gallants of the Regency. With its rough humor and colloquial style...

Franzén, Frans Michael

(Encyclopedia) Franzén, Frans Michael fräns mē´käĕl fränsān´ [key], 1772–1847, Swedish poet, a bishop, b. Finland. He became professor of philosophy at Åbo in 1798. His Ode to Gustaf Philip ...

Bayamón

(Encyclopedia) Bayamón bäyämōn´ [key], city (1990 pop. 202,103), NE Puerto Rico, a residential, commercial, and industrial city. Founded in 1772, it is one of the oldest settlements on the island. It pr...

Cockburn, Sir George

(Encyclopedia) Cockburn, Sir George, 1772–1853, British admiral. He served in the Mediterranean, and in the War of 1812 he participated in the Chesapeake Bay expeditions and in the burning of Washington. He...

Lincoln, Levi

(Encyclopedia) Lincoln, Levi, 1749–1820, American public official, b. Hingham, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1772. A lawyer, he held various local offices during the American Revolution and later became a Jefferson...

Northbridge

(Encyclopedia) Northbridge, town (1990 pop. 13,371), Worcester co., S Mass., on the Blackstone River; settled 1704, set off from Uxbridge and inc. 1772. Wood furniture, paper products, and stereo components a...

Bloomsburg

(Encyclopedia) Bloomsburg, industrial town (1990 pop. 12,439), seat of Columbia co., E Pa., on the Susquehanna River; settled 1772, inc. 1870. Textiles, furniture, and greenhouses are manufactured. It is the ...

Cary, Henry Francis

(Encyclopedia) Cary, Henry Francis, 1772–1844, English translator. A graduate of Christ Church College, Oxford, he was assistant librarian in the British Museum from 1826 to 1837. He translated several clas...

Ballantyne, James

(Encyclopedia) Ballantyne, James băl´əntīn [key], 1772–1833, Scottish editor and publisher. Ballantyne and his brother John set up a publishing business in Edinburgh with the aid of Sir Walter Sco...