Definition of Higginson

1. Noun. United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911).

Definition of Higginson

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

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Literary usage of Higginson

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. John Brown, 1800-1859: A Biography Fifty Years After by Oswald Garrison Villard (1910)
"Original in Higginson Collection, Boston Public Library. ... 9, 1859,—original in Higginson Collection; letter of TW Higginson to JM McKim, Worcester, Nov. ..."

2. Portraits of American Women by Gamaliel Bradford (1919)
"Higginson, p. 209. 8. Love Letters, p. 20. 9. Memoirs, vol. 1, p. 234. 10. ... Higginson, p. 99. 44. Higginson, p. 123. 45. Hedge MS. 46. Hedge MS. 47. ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"But Mr. Higginson seems to have recognized the fact that very ordinary people become interesting under analysis, and that motives are much more fascinating ..."

4. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1899)
"Mr. Higginson and three or four of the gravest men laid their hands on Mr. Skelton's head and prayed, and then, for the consecration of Mr. Higginson, ..."

5. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1868)
"STATEMENT OF JOHN Higginson.* Aug: 24: 74: At Mr Mathers in Boston. ... John Higginson, son of Rev. Francis Higginson, was born ..."

6. Colonial Prose and Poetry by William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells (1903)
"FRANCIS Higginson, the founder of that distinguished New England family, ... Higginson wrote also an account of his voyage, afterwards printed in ..."

7. The Christian Examiner (1834)
"The active, sincere, and devoted exertions of the late Mr. Higginson, ... Mr. Higginson was descended in a right line, and in the senior branch of that line ..."

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