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The text of the 1828 first edition of this book is essentially identical to the 1831 edition. Google has also scanned an 1829 edition of this book. The author of the 1828 and 1829 version is listed as "A Citizen of the United States" which is a known pseudonym of Alexander Hill Everett (1792-1847). The author of all later editions of this book is listed as "C. B. Taylor". I believe this constitutes proof that Everett used this pen name for his later publications. This pseudonym continued to be used long after his death in several later editions of the same book ending in 1880. I own copies of the 1828 edition and most of the later editions.
Wikipedia states he was a graduate of Harvard and personal assistant to John Quincy Adams and a Boston "man of letters" He was later ambassador to Spain and later China where he died. His brother was Secretary of State for Pres. Adams.
 

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