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James Thomas Fields
Birth: Dec. 31, 1817
Portsmouth
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1881
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Publisher, Poet. James Thomas Fields joined the publishing firm of William Ticknor in 1839; the company was known as Ticknor & Fields after 1846 and operated out of the Old Corner Bookstore, now part of the Freedom Trail in Boston. The company became the major publishing house of the Boston area, working with notable authors like Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, and Oliver Wendell Holmes. The company later evolved into Houghton Mifflin. Fields purchased "The Atlantic Monthly" in 1861 and served as the journal's editor for a time. (bio by: Midnightdreary) 
 
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  Annie Adams Fields (1834 - 1915)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Midnightdreary
Record added: May 16, 2009
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