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He was defeated at Guinegate in 1513, obtained a mar-
shal's baton in 1515, and served under Lautrec in the
Milanese in 1521. In 1523 he opposed Constable Bour-
bon with success in Provence. He was killed at Pavia
in 1525.

Palikao, de, deh prieTiifA', (CHARLES GUII.LAUMI
MARIE APOLLINAIRE ANTOINE Couain-MontaubanJ
COUNT, a French general, born in Paris, June 24, 1796.
He entered the army very young, and in 1855 became a
division-general. The victory he won with the Anglo-
French army at Palikao, in China, (September 21, 1860,)
gave him his title. In the early part of the German war
of 1870 he became prime minister and war minister, but
after the battle of Sedan he fled the country. Died
January 8, 1878.



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PAL1NGENIO



1881



PALLAS



Palingenio. See MANZOLLI.

Palingenius Stellatus. See MANZOLLI.

Palinure. See PALINURUS.

Fal-I-nu'rus, [Gr. Tlahvoiipot; Fr. PALINURE, pi'le'-
niiR',] the pilot or helmsman of the ship which carried
/Eneas in his sea-voyage.

Pal'isa, (J.,) an astronomer, born at Troppau,
Silesia, in 1848. He devoted his attention to the
minor planets, very many of which he discovered.

FaUiser, (Sir WILLIAM,) a British soldier and in-
ventor, born in Dublin, June 18, 1830. He served in
the army from 1855 to 1871, and invented field-guns,
projectiles for piercing the iron armour of forts and
ships, etc. He was knighted in 1873. Died February
4, 1882.

Paliaot de Beauvois, pt'le'zo' deh bo'vwa', (AM-
BROISE MARIE FRANCOIS JOSEPH,) a French botanist
and zoologist, born at Arras in 1752. He explored Benin
and a part of Guinea in 1786-87, after which he visited
Saint Domingo. Escaping from the revolted slaves, who
were about to kill him, he took refuge in Philadelphia in
1793, after which he made a scientific excursion in the
interior. He returned to France in 1798, and succeeded
Adanson in the Institute in 1806. He published a " Flora
of Owara and Benin," (2 vols., 1804-21,) "Insects col-
lected in Africa and America," (1805-21,) and other
works. His " Flora of Owara," etc. is described by
Depping as " a beautiful work, rich in discoveries."
Died in 1820.

Palissot, pi'le'so', (CHARLES DE Montenoy mon'-
t?h-nwa',) a French poet and prose writer, born at Nancy
in 1730. A caustic and satirical temper involved him
deeply in literary quarrels, especially against the En-
cyclopedists. He ridiculed Rousseau in his comedy
entitled "The Circle," ("Le Cercle," 1755,) and Diderot
in " Little Letters on Great Philosophers," (" Petites
Lettres sur de grands Philosophes," 1757.) His comedy
of "The Philosophers" (" Les Philosophes," 1760) was
very successful ; but his satirical poem the " Dunciade"
(1764) was a failure. Died in 1814.

Palls-sjf, [Fr. pron. pi'le'se',] (BERNARD,) a cele-
brated French potter and enameller, born near Agen
(Lot-et-Garonne) about 1506. He studied natural his-
tory, chemistry, and other sciences. He expended many
years in experiments on the art of enamelling stone-
ware or pottery, and, after great trials and sufferings, at
last succeeded, in 1555. During this period he was
converted to the Reformed religion, for which he was
arrested and imprisoned. About 156^ he was invited to
Paris, employed by the king, and lodged at the Tuileries.
By the favour of his noble or royal patrons, he escaped
the Massacre of Saint Bartholomew, in 1572. In 1575 he
opened a course of lectures on physics and natural his-
tory at Paris. He was the first in France who applied
sound methods and demonstrations in explaining the
phenomena of nature. He ornamented his ware, called
rustiques figulines, with accurate coloured figures of ani-
mals. Among his works is a " Treatise on the Origin
of Fountains, and on the Nature of Metals, Salts, Stones,"
etc., (1580.) He died in 1589, in the Bastille, where he
was confined for his religious principles. He was dis-
tinguished no less for his virtue than for his talents.

See ALFRED DUMESNIL, " Bernard Palissy," Paris, 1851 ; HENRY
MORLKY, "The Life of B. Palissy, his Labours and Discoveries,"
London, 2 vols.. 1852; CAMILLB DUPLESSIS, "Etude sur Palissy,"
1855 ; " Biographic Universelle ;" " Nouvelle Biographic Generale."

Palitzsch, pa'litsh, (JOHANN GEORG,) a German
astronomer, born near Dresden in 1723, was a cultivator
of the soil. He discovered with the naked eye Halley's
comet in December, 1758, before it had been seen by
*ny telescopic observer. Died in 1788.

Pal'la-das, [Ila/W/Waf,] a Greek poet, lived about 400
A.D. He wrote many epigrams, preserved in the Greek
Anthology. He ridicules some Christians who con-
verted statues of the gods into images of the saints.

Pallade. See PALLADIUS.

PaUadines orPaladines, de, deh pf'13'den', (D'Au-
RELLES,) a French general, born about 1804. He served
in the Crimean war, and became a general of division in
1867, and defeated the Germans near Orleans, Novem-
ber 10, 1870. Died December 17, 1877.



Palladino da Teramo. See TF.RAMO, DA.

Palladio, pal-lJ'de-o, [Lat PALLA'DIUS,] (ANDREA,)
an illustrious architect, born atVicenza, in Italy, in 1518.
It is not known who was his master ; but he states in
one of his works that he chose Vitruvius as his guide in
architecture. He found a liberal patron in Trissino the
poet, and visited Rome several times to study the monu-
ments of antiquity. Having settled in Vicenza, he ex-
hibited his superior talents in the design of the Palazzo
della Ragione. He adorned his native city with many
private residences or villas, and built on the Brenta
the Foscari palace, which was much admired. The
Villa Capra, or Rotonda, near Vicenza, and the Teatro
Olimpico, in that city, are considered among his master-
pieces. He built several fine edifices in Venice, among
which is the church of II Redentore, begun about 1577.
In 1570 he published a "Treatise on Architecture,"
which was often reprinted. He died in 1580. "He
combines," says Castellan, " in the style of his edifices,
simplicity and grandeur. . . . He seems to have derived
from the ancients the quintessence of their taste."
( " Biographic Universelle." ) It is, however, proper
to observe that while perhaps no other architect has
enjoyed a higher or more universal reputation for genius
and taste, so that the term " Palladian" has been exten-
sively used throughout Europe as equivalent to beautiful
and excellent in architecture, his designs, in the opinion
of many critics, are very far from being faultless. For
some severe strictures on the style of Palladio, the
reader is referred to the article on "Architecture," by
Professor Hosking, in the " Encyclopaedia Britannica."

See P. GUALDO, "Vita di A. Palladio," 1749; T. TEMANZA.
"Vita di A. Palladio," 1763; A. RIGATO, " Osservazioni sopra A,
Palladio," 1811 ; A. MAGRINI, "Memorie intorno la Vita e le Opera
di A. Palladio," 1845 : MILIZIA, " Memorie degli Architetti antichi e
moderni ;" TICOZZI, " Dizionario."

Palladio, (BiAGio PALLAI,) called BLOSIO, (blo'se-o.)
a Latin poet, born at Castelvetro, in Italy. He became
Bishop of Foligno in 1540. Died in 1550.

Palladium. See MINERVA.

Palladius. See PALLADIO.

Pal-la'dl-us, [HaMa6u>f,\ surnamed IATROSOPHIS'TA,
a Greek medical writer of an uncertain epoch. As he
quotes Galen, he must have lived after 200 A.D. He left
a short treatise on Fevers, (ircpl miperuv ovvroftof ouvo^if,)
and scholia on Hippocrates' book on Fractures. Both
of these are extant.

Palladius, Bishop of Helenopolis, in Bithynia, is
supposed to have flourished about 400 A.D. He wrote
a work, in Greek, called the " Lausiac History," which
contains biographies of some ascetics or saints of Pales-
tine and Egypt.

Palladius, [Fr. PALLADE, pt'lSd',] a bishop, who
was sent by Pope Celestine to convert the Irish or
Scotch (Scotos) about 431 A.D. He is honoured as a
saint both by the Irish and the Scottish Romanists.

Palladius OF METHONE, a Greek Sophist, lived about
325 A.D. He wrote on the Festivals of the Romans.

Falladius,(RuTiLius TAURUS /EMILIANUS,) a Roman
writer on agriculture, lived probably between 300 and
400 A. D. His work "On Agriculture" (" De Re Rustica")
was popular in the middle ages, and is still extant.

Pallajuolo. See POLLAJUOLO.

Pallas, [Gr. n<tUofJ an appellation of the goddess
Minerva or Athena. (See MINERVA.) In Homer this
name always appears united with Athena, as Pallas
Athena.

Pallas, a favourite of the Roman emperor Claudius,
was a slave in his youth. He was an accomplice of
Agrippina in the crime of poisoning Claudius. Died
in 63 A.D.

Pallas, a son of Evander, King of Arcadia, was an
ally of .(Eneas in the war against Turnus. He was re-
nowned for his courage, and was an intimate friend of
jEneas. He was killed by Turnus.

See VIRGIL'S " JEneid," book viii. 104, x. 365-489.

Pallas, a son of Pandi'on, King of Athens and a
brother of yEgeus. He was said to have been killed by
Theseus.

Pallas, pil'las, (PETER SIMON,) a distinguished Prus-
sian naturalist and traveller, born in Berlin in 1741. He



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PALLA VICINI



1882



PALMER



was educated for the medical profession at Gbttingen
and Leyden, and made himself master of Latin, French,
and English. He acquired reputation by his " Miscel-
lanea Zoologica," (1766,) and at the invitation of Cathe-
rine II. he became professor of natural history in the
Academy of Saint Petersburg in 1767. He wrote for
the Academy a " Memoir on the Fossil Bones of the
Huge Qcadrupeds found in Siberia." Pallas was one of
the many scientific men whom the empress sent in 1768
to explore Siberia. He devoted his attention in this
great enterprise to zoology, botany, and geology, and,
after extending his researches to the frontier of China,
returned to Saint Petersburg in 1774. His "Travels
through Different Provinces of the Russian Empire"
(in German, 1771-76) is highly esteemed for its exact
descriptions and just observations. He discovered in
the mountain-ranges of Siberia the general law of the
succession of the three primitive orders of rocks, the
granitic, the schistose, and the calcareous. "This great
tact," says Cuvier, "expressed in his Memoir read to
the Academy in 1777, has given birth to all modern
geology." He displayed his superior genius in many
other works, among which are a " History of the Mon-
golian Nations," " Essays on the North in Relation to
Physical Geography, Ethnography," etc., (1781-96,) and
" Flora Rossica," (a " Flora of Russia," 1785.) In 1795
he removed for his health to the Crimea, the climate of
which had appeared pleasant to him as he formerly
passed through it. Although he was disappointed by
finding the climate extremely variable, he remained there
about fifteen years, after which he removed to Berlin,
where he died in 1811. He left unfinished a great work
on the Zoology of the Russian Empire, of which 3 vols.
were published, entitled " Fauna Asiatico-Rossica." He
was a foreign associate of the French Institute.

See RUDOLPHI, "Essai historique sur Pallas," <8ia: CUVIKR,
"Eloges historiques;" MRUSBL, " Gelehrtes DeutscWand ;" "Nou-
velle Biographic Ge'ne'rale:" "Monthly Review" for January, 1805.

Fallavicini, pal-la-ve-chee'nee, or Pelavicino, pi-
li-ve-chee'no, (OBERTO,) MARQUIS, an able general, born
at Piacenza. He became the ally of the emperor Fred-
erick against Gregory IX. in 1234, after which he gained
victories over the Guelphs and made himself master of
a large part of Northern Italy. His power was subverted
by Charles of Anjou in 1266. Died in 1269.

Pallavicini or Pallavicino, pal-11-ve-chee'no, (PiE-
TRO SFORZA,) an Italian historian and cardinal, was born
at Rome in 1607. He wrote a treatise on style, " Dello
Stilo," (1662,) and other works, the best-known of which
is a "History of the Council of Trent," (2 vols., 1656,
and 3 vols., 1664.) It is said to be well written. Died
in 1667.

See IRHNEO AFFO, "Memorie della Vita del Cardinale S. Palla-
vitino," 1794 ; TIRABOSCHI, " Storia della Letteratura Italiana."

Pallavicini, (STEFANO BENEDETTO,) an Italian poet,
born at Padua in 1672. He became a resident of DreS'
den in his youth. He produced several original poems,
and a version of the Odes of Horace, (1736,) which is
elegant, but rather free. Died at Dresden in 1742.

Pallavicini della Friola, pal-la-ve-chee'nee del'll
pRee'o-la, (EMILIO,) MARQUIS, an Italian general, born
at Ceva in 1823. He distinguished himself in the war
against Austria in 1859. He commanded the force which
captured Garibaldi at Aspromonte in August, 1862.

Pallavicino. See PALLAVICINI.

Pallavicino, pal-la-ve-chee'no, (FERRANTE,) an Ital
ian monk and satirical writer, born at Piacenza about
1618. He wrote licentious works, and satires against
Pope Urban VIII. and the Barberini. Having impru-
dently entered the papal territory, he was seized and
beheaded at Avignon in 1644.

Falliere, pt'lejajR', (VINCENT Lftcv,) a French his-
torical painter, born at Bordeaux in 1787. He gained
the first prize at Paris in 1812, and went to Rome, with a
pension. Among his works is " Homer dictating his
Poems." He died prematurely in 1820.

Palliot, pt'le'o', (PIERRE,) a French genealogist, born
in Paris in 1608 ; died at Dijon in 1698.

Pal'Us-er, (Sir HUGH,) a British admiral, born about
1720. He was second in command under Keppel at
the battle off Ushant, in 1778, and was then involved



in a dispute with Keppel, which was referred to a court
of inquiry. Palliser was censured liy this court Died
in 1796.

See " Life of Sir Hugh Palliser," by R- M. HUNT, London, 1844.

Falloni, pll-lo'nee, (GAETANO,) an Italian medical
writer, born in 1770, was professor of medicine at Flor-
ence. He was ennobled by the Grand Duke of Tuscany.
Died in 1830.

PallueL See CRETTB DE PALLUEL.

Palm, palm, (JoHANN GEORG,) a German Lutheran
divine, born at Hanover in 1697, published several works.
Died in 1743.

Palm, ( JOHANN PHILIPP,) a German publisher, born at
Schorndorf in 1766, lived in Nuremberg. For the publi-
cation of a pamphlet against Bonaparte, he was tried by
a French military commission, and shot, in August, 1800.

Palm, van der, vSn der palm, (JOHANNES HEN-
RICUS,) an eminent Dutch historian, Orientalist, and
politician, born in 1765. His great work is the brilliant
" Gedenkschrift van Nederlands Herstelling," a patriotic
history. Died in 1840

Palma, pal'ma, ( JACOPO,) styled IL VECCHIO, (el v4V
ke-o,) or THE ELDER, an eminent painter of the Venetiai
school, born near Bergamo. His birth is variously datec.
from about 1480 to 1520. He is said to have been a
pupil of Titian. He excelled in vivacity and softness of
colouring. The galleries of Europe contain a great many
works attributed to him. Among his master-pieces are
a " Last Supper" and a Madonna at Vicenza. His work*
exhibit good taste in composition, and such a union of
tints that no trace of the brush is perceptible. Died a*
the age of forty-eight

See VASARI, " Lives of the Painters;" RODOLPI, " Vite degli D
lustri Pittori Veneti ;" LANZI. " History of Painting in Italy."

Palma, (JACOPO,) THE YOUNGER, a nephew of the
preceding, was born at Venice in 1544. He imitated
Titian and Tintoretto, and acquired a high reputation.
In the opinion of some writers, he combined the best
principles of the Roman and Venetian schools. "The
distinctive mark of his talent," says the " Biographic
Universelle," "is facility. His tints are fresh and trans-
parent, and more agreeable than those of Tintoretto."
He is charged, however, with depraving the style of the
Venetian school. Among his works are an " Annuncia-
tion" and " The Plague of the Serpents." Died in 1628.

See VASARI, "Lives of the Paintert;" LANZI, "History of
Painting in Italy."

Palmaroli, pil-ml-ro'lee,(PiETRO,) an Italian painter,
distinguished for his skill in transferring frescos to can-
vas. He practised this art first with success in i8it.
He transferred and restored many pictures of the old
masters in Rome. Died in 1828.

Palmblad, pilm'blad, (WiLHELM FREDRIK,) a Swe-
dish editor and writer, born near Soderkbping in 1788.
He edited several literary periodicals, one of which was
the " Phosphorus," and became a member of a new
school, called Phosphorists, who preferred German lit-
erature and influence to the French. He was professor
of history and of the Greek language at Upsal. His
chief production is a "Biographical Dictionary of Emi-
nent Swedes," (23 vols.,) a work of much merit, com-
menced about 1835 and finished in 1857. He wrote a
successful novel, called " Aurora Konigsmark," (6 vols.,
1846-51.) Died in 1852.

See " Biographiskt-Lexicon afver namnkunnige Svenska Man."

Palmegiani, pal-ma-ja'nee, or Palmezzano, pll-
mjt-sa'no, (MARCO,) an able Italian painter, born at
Forli in the fifteenth century. His works are dated
from 1513 to 1537.

Palmella, pal-mel'll, (PEDRO DE Souza-Holstein
so'za ol-stan', ?) DUKE OF, a liberal Portuguese states-
man, born at Turin in 1786. He was appointed min-
ister of foreign affairs and president of the council by
John VI. of Portugal in 1823. He was an adherent of
Don Pedro in his contest against Don Miguel, (1830-33.)
After the accession of Queen Maria (1834) he became
prime minister. Died in 1850.

Palmer, pa'mer, (ALONZO BENJAMIN,) M.D., LL.D.
an American physician, born at Richfield, New York
October 6, 1815. He studied medicine in the New Yorl



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PALMER



1883



PALMERSTON



College of Physicians and Surgeons, graduating in 1839. Illinois by the Republicans in 1868, was United States
He afterwards studied in Philadelphia, in New York, Senator 1891-97, and presidential candidate of the
and in Europe. In 1850 he removed to Chicago, and in : gold-standard Democrats in 1896. Died in 1900.



1852 became professor in the University of Michigan, in
which he held the chair of anatomy, (1852-54.) that of
ruateria medica and therapeutics, (1854-60,) and that of
pathology and practice after 1860, besides for several
years holding professorships in other medical schools.
His principal work is "The Science and Practice of
Medicine," (2 vols., 1882.) He also published a polemic
on " Homoeopathy," (1880 ; 2d edition, 1882,) and many
professional papers and pamphlets. Died, Dec. 23, 1887.



Palmer, (BENJAMIN MORGAN,) D.D.,
American Presbyterian divine, born at



LL.D., an
Charleston,



Palmer, ( JOHN WILLIAMSON,) an American author,
born at Baltimore in 1825. He became a physician,
travelled widely, and published " Up and Down the
Irrawaddy," "After his Kind," (a novel,) "The
Queen's Heart," (a comedy,^ " Folk-Songs, "^etc.

Palmer, (PHEBE,) an American author, born in New
York city, December 18, 1807. She married Dr. W. C.
Palmer in 1827. She became a revivalist speaker of the
Methodist denomination, and published "The Way of



Holiness," " Faith and its Effects," " Four Years in the
Old World," and other works. Sha wrote also various

South Carolina, January 25, 1818. He graduated at the hymns, etc. Died in 1874.

University of Georgia in 1838, and was for some time j p a lmer, (RAY,) an American poet, born at Little




Pro

Wiirtember^

gen, and was in 1851 appointed professor of practical the- 1 Hours,'" 1851,) ''Remember Me," (1855,) "Complete

ology there. He published " Evangelical Horailetics," p oet j ca ] Works," (1876,) "Voices of Hope and Glad-

"Catechetics," " Paedagogics," "Pastoral Theology," nesSi " (^80,) etc. (Died March 29, 1887.!

and other works. Died at Tubingen, May 29, 1875. Palmer, (Sir ROUNDELL,) an eminent English lawyer

Palmer, (EDWARD HENRY,) an accomplished English and i e gj s i ator| born at Mixbury, Oxfordshire, in 1812.
linguist, born in Cambridge, August 7, 1840. After his He was ca u e d to the bar in 1837, elected to Parliament
graduation at Cambridge in 1867 he travelled extensively in ,g 4 ^ anc i a pp O j n ted solicitor-general in 1861. He
in the East. He became Arabic professor at Cambridge , was attorney-general from 1863 to June, 1866. He was
in 1871, and in 1882 was sent as British agent to restrain re turned to Parliament for Richmond in 1861, in 1865,
the tribes of North-Western Arabia during the war an j ; n I 8gg j anc j was olie of the ablest debaters of the
with Arabi Pasha in Egypt. He was killed by the Arabs Liberal party. In 1872 he was appointed lord chan-
in August, 1882. Palmer was a man of vast attainments, ce i] or o f England, and raised to the peerage as Baron
and had the finest natural gifts. Among his books are Selborne of Selborne. In 1877 he was elected lord
"The Negah, or South Country of Scripture," (1871,) rect0 r of St. Andrew's. Died May 4, 1895.
"The Desert of the Exodus," (1871,) and various poet- Palmer, (SAMUEL,) an English etcher and painter,
ical translations into and from the Persian, etc. ' born at Walworth, in Surrey, in 1805. He won success

Palmer, pa'mer, (ERASTUS Dow,) a distinguished in oil- and water-colours, but his chief fame is derived
American sculptor, born in Onondaga county, New from his etchings and ilustrative drawings. D. in 1881.
York in 1817 Among his principal works are an; Palmer, (WILLIAM,) an English divine, a brother of

.." j!_ . \-"i 'r- !_.:_ rv.-Tfi,," "The White Lord Selborne, (see PALMER, ROUNDELL,) was born at

In 1830 he graduated as B.A.



'Indian Girl Contemplating a Crucifix," - - - - - -

Caotive" the " Sleeping Peri," and the "Landing of Mixbury, July 12, 1811.

to Pngrims " He hL llso executed a number of por- at Magdalen College, Oxford, and became an Anglican

fraifV : s and bas reliefs priest, but in 1856 he joined the Romanists. Hepubhshed

traits, busts, and bas %rtttl theological works. Died at Rome, April 5, 1879.

Palmer, (!NNIS N.,) an American general, born in palmer, (WILLIAM PITT,) an American poet, born at

New York, graduated at West Point in 1846. He fought gtockbridge, Berkshire county, Massachusetts, in 1805.

as brigadier-general in the Union army at Fair Oaks, He passec ) a i ar g e part o f j,j s mature life in the city of

and at Malvern Hill, July I, 1862. He commanded in New York, and was successively a medical student, a

the district of North Carolina from April, 1864, to .
March, 1865. Died in 1900.



, . .

Palmer, (JAMES S.,) an American rear-admiral, born and other short poems . Died May 2, 1884.

-



,

., a wr jter for public journals, and a clerk in a
public office. He wrote a hymn or ode entitled "Liht"



Light,"



, . , .

in New Jersey, entered the navy in 1825. He com- Palmerston, pa'mer-ston, (HENRY JOHN TEMPLE,)

manded the Iroquois in the passage of the batteries of VISCOUNT, an eminent English prime minister, born

Vicksburg, June, 1862, and was captain of Farragut's flag- at B roa dlands, near Romsey, in Hampshire, on the 2oth

ship when she ran past the batteries of Port Hudson, in of October, 1784. He was the eldest son of Henry Tern-

March, 1863. Having gained the rank of commodore, plej secon( j Viscount Palmerston, and was descended

he was appointed commander of the Western Gulf from an anc j ent family, of which the famous Sir William

Blockading Squadron about the end of 1864. Died in ; Temple was a member. He was educated at Harrow.

December, 1867. Edinburgh, and Saint John's College, Cambridge. At

Palmer, (JOHN,) an English Unitarian minister, born the death of his father, in 1802, he succeeded to the

in 1729, preached in London many years. Died in 1790. estate and title of viscount, (in the Irish peerage.)

Palmer, (JOHN,) the projector of mail-coaches in Eng- was elected a member of Parliament by the Tones m

land, was born at Bath in i 74 2. He obtained the office 1807, and was appointed a lord of the admiralty in tl

of controller-general of the post-office, but was removed same year. He soon distingu shed himself by his tal

in i-rn? r>W1 in iRiS for business and his political tact. In 1809 he became
in 1792. uiea in IBIS. __ . , _ r . , T>.,,.:,,-I ,_j ;_ ,,,



1792

Palmer,
about 1 740

Palmer, (J<

born in Scott county, Kentucky, in 1817, was a lawyer twenty years,
before the civil war, and practised in Illinois. He was



r, (JOHN,) an English actor, born in London ! secretary at war in the ministry of Percival and in 1811
o- died in I7Q8 he was returned to Parliament for the University of

r,' (JOHN McAuLEY,) an American general, Cambridge, which he continued to represent for abo


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