John Russell Bartlett (1805–1886), American historical and linguistic student, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on the 23rd of October 1805. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the From his first to his eighteenth year he lived in Kingston, Canada; he was then in turn, from 1824 to 1836, a clerk in a dry goods store, a book-keeper and a bank cashier at Providence, and for more than ten years after 1836 he was a bookseller in New York City, returning to Providence in 1850. Kingston Ontario is a Canadian city located at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, where the lake runs into the St The City of New York
In 1850–1853 he was the commissioner on the part of the United States for the survey of the boundary between the United States and Mexico, but owing to the lack of funds did not finish the work. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. After being superseded by another commissioner upon the accession of President Franklin Pierce, he published A Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora and Chihuahua (2 vols. Franklin Pierce (November 23 1804 &ndash October 8 1869 was an American politician and the fourteenth President of the United States, serving from 1853 to , 1854), which, contains much valuable scientific and historical material concerning the south-west. In 1842, he joined ethnologist and public servant Albert Gallatin in founding the American Ethnological Society. Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (January 29 1761 &ndash August 12 1849 was a Swiss-American Ethnologist, linguist, politician, Diplomat He is chiefly remembered however, for his Dictionary of Americanisms (1848), a pioneering work which, although supplanted by later dialect studies, is still of value to students of language and remains a valuable contribution to the subject. A dialect (from the Greek word διάλεκτος dialektos) is a variety of a Language that is characteristic of a particular group of The work is referenced frequently by the Oxford English Dictionary in which it is given the abbreviation "BARTLETT Dict. The Oxford English Dictionary ( OED) published by the Oxford University Press (OUP is a comprehensive Dictionary of the English Amer. "
From 1855 to 1872 he was secretary of state of Rhode Island, and while serving in this capacity thoroughly re-arranged and classified the state records and prepared various bibliographies and compilations, relating chiefly to the history of the state. Rhode Island ( officially named the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States He died in Providence on the 28th of May 1886.
John Russell Bartlett should not be confused with John Bartlett, publisher of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. John Bartlett may refer to John Bartlett (publisher (1820–1905 Publisher of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations John H Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, often simply called Bartlett's, is an American Reference work that is the longest-lived and most widely distributed