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Josiah Phillips Quincy


--lawyer and writer; mayor of Boston (1895-1899)

Josiah Phillips Quincy was born, November 29, 1829, at Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard in 18550 and was admitted to the Suffolk bar in 1854. [Source: John W. Leonard (ed.), Who's Who in America 1899-1900 587 (Chicago: A.N. Marquis & Co, 1899)]


Josiah Phillips Quincy, Lyteria: A Dramatic Poem (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854) [online text]

________________, Charicles: A Dramatic Poem (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1856) [online text]


Josiah Phillips Quincy, Tax-exemption No Excuse for Spoliation Considerations in Opposition to the Petition, now before the Massachusetts Legislature, to Permit the Sale of the Old South Church (Boston: Proprietors of "Old and new," 1874) [online text]

________________, The Protection of Majorities, or, Considerations relating to electoral reform. With other papers. (Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1876) [online text]

________________, The Peckster Professorship: An Episode in the History of Psychical Research (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888) [online text]

________________, Double Taxation in Massachusetts its injustice as between towns and as between citizens: its abolition: the first step towards an equitable assessment of wealth (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1889)