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The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,085 / 123 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 520
Added to site: 2006.02.10
mnybks.net#: 12715
Genre: Periodical
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agricultural and literary weekly newspaper. In 1854 he was employed on the Boston Journal. Many of the editorials upon the Kansas-Nebraska struggle were from his pen. His style of composition was developed during these years when great events were agitating the public mind. It was a period which demanded clear, comprehensive, concise, statements, and words that meant something. His articles upon the questions of the hour were able and trenchant. One of the leading newspapers of Boston down to 1856 was the Atlas--the organ of the anti-slavery wing of the Whig party, of the men who laid the foundation of the Republican party. Its chief editorial writer was the brilliant Charles T. Congdon, with whom Mr. Coffin was associated as assistant editor till the paper was merged into the Atlas and Bee.

During the year 1858 he became again assistant on the Journal. He wrote a series of letters from Canada in connection with the visit of the Prince of Wales. He was deputed, as co

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