Journalist Gerard Hallock was born in Plainfield, Mass., and was graduated from Williams College. By 1827 he had moved to New York where he acquired part interest in the New York "Observer"; the next year he joined David Hale on the New York "Journal of Commerce," a paper that would be indicted by a grand jury during the Civil War for expressing sympathy with the Southern states.
Gift of Mrs. Elmer Bell in memory of John William Dodsworth
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