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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Hillard, George Stillman

HILLARD, GEORGE STILLMAN, an American lawyer; born in Machias, Me., Sept. 22, 1808. As a Massachusetts legislator he was commended by Daniel Webster, and he was conspicuous as an orator. He published “Six Months in Italy” (1853); “Life of George Ticknor” (with Mrs. Ticknor); “Life of George B. McClellan” (1864); also a series of school readers, and an addition of Spenser. He died in Boston, Mass., Jan. 21, 1879.