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Enos Bronson (1774–1823)


Enos Bronson, Federalist editor and publisher, was born on 31 March 1774 in Waterbury, Connecticut. A graduate of Yale College, he was the first principal of Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. Bronson then moved to Philadelphia, where he edited/published the Gazette of United States (1801–04) and the United States' Gazette for the Country (1804–18). Thereafter he returned to education, serving as principal of the Academy of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Bronson died in Philadelphia on 22 April 1823, survived by his wife Mary White (1777–1826, m. 1804).


Jerry W. Knudson, Jefferson and the Press (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2006), 27–29.

Franklin Herald and Public Advertiser (Greenfield, MA), 6 May 1823, page 3, column 4 (

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