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March 9

Samuel Kirkland Lothrop

1854 – American Unitarian Association president Samuel Kirkland Lothrop addressed a gathering at AUA headquarters about the advantages of planned book publishing, thereby setting in motion the precursor of Beacon Press. Read about the history of Beacon Press in a biography of publisher Melvin Arnold.

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Buckminster, Joseph Stevens (1784-1812)

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