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Frederick William Gale (1816-1854) and Hannah ("Anna") Davis Gale (1818-1851) were born in Northborough, Mass., the children of Capt. Cyrus Gale (1795- ) and Eliza Davis Gale ( -1821). Eliza Gale was a sister of Gov. John Davis. Frederick, a member of the Harvard class of 1836, studied at Harvard Law School and practiced law in Worcester with his uncle, Isaac Davis, and in St. Louis, Mo. After the deaths of his first wife and only child, he traveled in Europe for three years (April 1847-August 1850). He visited his relative, George Bancroft, in London, frequented the colony of American artists in Italy, and observed with interest the revolutionary upheavals of mid-century Europe. His sister, whose life was much more sedentary, spent the winter of 1837-1838 at the Greene Street School in Providence, R.I., where she was a student of Margaret Fuller (1810-1850).

From the description of Papers, 1828-1854. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 214073855

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Northborough (Mass.)
Rhode Island
Worcester (Mass.)
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Providence (R.I.)
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Active 1854

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