Horace Greeley was born in 1811 near Amherst, New Hampshire, to a poor farming family.
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An ironic remark refers to Mr. Greeley as "one of the shrewdest agricultural lecturers in the country" (3). It is the item's suggestion that as the Tribune criticized Caleb Cushing's agricultural editor, the paper should apply to its own editor for satisfactory statements on the topic.
An item refers to the previous week's discussion of Everett's Eulogy of Washington and responds to a correspondent's request for the paper's opinion on Irving's Life of Washington.
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