An American educator and writer; born about 1750; died in Groton, Conn., March 9, 1818. He wrote the "Schoolmaster's Assistant" (1799) and the "Practical Navigator". He is best known for his share in the universally used "New England Almanac", which he began in 1773.
An American writer; born in Connecticut, 1782; died 1863. He was son of the preceding, and compiled the "New England Almanac" begun by his father. He is the author of "Daboll's New Arithmetic", long a terror to the American schoolboy.