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"Edmund Burke was born in Westminster, Vermont, January 23, 1809. He became a lawyer at the age of twenty-one, and practised in Colebroook, and afterwards in Whitefield. He went to Claremont in 1833, and was editor of The Argus. In 1834 he removed with his paper to Newport, where it was united with The Spectator. He was member of Congress in1839, and Commissioner of Patents in 1845. He returned to Newport in 1849, and resided there till his death, Jan. 25, 1882."
[ Bella Chapin (ed.), The Poets of New Hampshire 124 (Claremont, New Hampshire: Charles H. Adams, Publisher, 1883)][online text]