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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 282 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MATURIN MURRAY BALLOU (182o-1895), son of the first Hosea, was a pioneer in American illustrated journalism, edited Gleason's Pictorial and Ballou's Monthly and many collections of quotations, and in, 1872 became editor-in-chief of the Boston Daily Globe, Of which he was one of the founders. He wrote a life of his father (186o), and a History of Cuba (1854).
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