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Definitions of JUSTIN WINSOR
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An American historian and librarian; born at Boston, Jan 2, 1831; died at Cambridge, Oct. 22, 1897. He was librarian of the Boston Public Library, 1868-77, and of Harvard University, 1877-97. He published: "Bibliography of Original Quartos and Folios of Shakespeare" (1875); "Reader's Handbook of the American Revolution" (1880); "Memorial History of Boston" (edited: 4 vols., 1880-82); "Narrative and Critical History of America" (edited: 8 vols., 1884-89); "Christopher Columbus" (1891); "From Cartier to Frontenac" (1894); "The Mississippi Basin"; and "The Struggle in America between England and France" (1895). He was the highest authority on the early history of North America.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.