|Strangers to Us All||Lawyers and Poetry|
John Everett was born at Dorchester and graduated at Cambridge in 1818. He served as a tutor at Transylvania University and minister to the Netherlands. Returning to the United States, Everett studied law, was admitted to the bar, and died young.
[Source: Samuel Kettel, 3 Specimens of American Poetry, with Critical and Biographical Notices 55 (New York: Benjamin Blom 1967)(1829)] [online text]