William Hickling 1796-1859; U.S. historian
See Prescott in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of central Arizona north-northwest of Phoenix. It was territorial capital from 1864 to 1867 and from 1877 to 1889 and is now a trade center and health resort. Population: 41,500.
American Revolutionary patriot who on April 18, 1775, joined Paul Revere and William Dawes on their ride to spread the news of the British advance on Concord, Massachusetts. Because Revere was captured and Dawes was forced to retreat, only Prescott could warn the militias of Lincoln and Concord.
, William Hickling 1796-1859.
American historian noted for his lively studies of the conquistadors, including History of the Conquest of Mexico (1843).