Individual Author Record
Name: Morris Birkbeck
Pen Name: Jonathan Freeman
Genre: History Non-Fiction
Born: 1764, in Settle England
Birkbeck lived in the south of Edwards County in the Illinois territory. He founded Wanborough, just two miles west of what is now known as Albion. He also briefly served as the Secretary of State of Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Morris Birkbeck was an English agricultural innovator, author/publicist, anti-slavery campaigner and early 19th-century pioneer.
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