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Josiah Gilbert Holland was an American novelist and poet. He also co-founded and edited Scribners Monthly magazine and wrote hymn lyrics. He hoped to become a physician but began writing and then became the editor of the Springfield Republican newspaper. His published novels were popular during the late nineteenth century. Holland also wrote a biography of Abraham Lincoln after his assassination.
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Name: Josiah Gilbert Holland
Also known as: Timothy Titcomb
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Date of birth: 1819
Date of death: 1881
Roles: Novelist; Poet; Editor; Hymnodist
Project person ID: SLP077
Image rights: Public domain. Digitised by Cornell University