(Born: May 15, 1801 - Died:
February 8, 1867)
Merchant and author. He published a biography of Lafayette, The Life of
General Lafayette, New York, George F. Cooledge and Brother, 1849
(reprinted, Boston: John Philbrick, 1854). He may be the same William
Cutter born May 15, 1801 in Yarmouth, Maine, to Levi Cutter and Lucretia
Mitchell. This William Cutter married Margaret W. Dicks, May 29, 1828.
He died on February 8, 1867.
He attended Bowdoin College, from which he graduated in 1821. In later
years, he moved to Brooklyn, NY. He was a member of the congregational
church, and wrote hymns for The Christian Mirror (Portland, ME). He may
have had some acquaintance with Robert M. Bird.
He may have contributed to Robert
Merry's Museum, a magazine for children, under the pseudonyms of
Hiram H. Hiram Hatchet, and Uncle Hiram.