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Richard Henry Dana Jr. Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

Born: August 01, 1815 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died: January 06, 1882 in Rome, Lazio, Italy
Son of a prominent Boston family, RICHARD HENRY DANA, JR. (1815-1882) interrupted a Harvard education to enlist as a common merchant seaman. Two Years Before the Mast (1841), based on his diary, is a classic account of life at sea and of the California coast in the 1830s. Dana returned to graduate from Harvard, becoming an expert on maritime law and a champion of the rights of seamen. Also a strong opponent of slavery, he helped found the Free Soil Party in 1848.
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