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Bailey, Gamaliel, an American journalist, born in Mount Holly, N.J. Dec. 3, 1807; with J. G. Birney, founded the anti-slavery journal, the "Cincinnati Philanthropist" (1836), the office of which was destroyed by a mob, though it continued to be published until 1847. He established the well-known newspaper, the Washington "National Era" (1847), in which the famous novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," appeared first. He died at sea, June 5, 1859.


Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

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