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Edward Dean Rand
"E.D. Rand was born in Bath, December 26, 1821. Soon after graduation at Wesleyan University he went to New Orleans, studied law there, and practised till 1855, when he returned to his native State and settled in Littleton. In 1861 he removed to Lisbon. He was made judge of the circuit court in 1874, and two years afterwards he returned to the bar."
[Source: Bella Chapin (ed.), The Poets of New Hampshire 252 (Claremont, New Hampshire: Charles H. Adams, Publisher, 1883)][online text] [See also: Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century 769 (Chicago: American Publishers' Assoc., 1898)]
E.D. Rand, Poems and Selections ([Haverhill, N.H.]: Lisbon Library Association, 1885)