Among his avowed antagonists in literary warfare the most distinguished were Malone and Steevens, the Shakespeare editors; Mathias, the author of the Pursuits of Literature; Dr Jamieson, the Scottish lexicographer; Pinkerton, the historian; Dr Irving, the biographer of the Scottish poets; and Dr Currie of Liverpool.
Malone computed the gains of the publishers at five or six thousand pounds.
Tyers, &c.; far above all, of course, the unique Life by James Boswell, first published in 1791, and subsequently encrusted with vast masses of Johnsoniana in the successive editions of Malone, Croker, Napier, Fitzgerald, Mowbray Morris (Globe), Birrell, Ingpen (copiously illustrated) and Dr Birkbeck Hill (the most exhaustive).
The mountains are easily reached from Plattsburgh, Port Kent, Herkimer, Malone and Saratoga Springs.
WILLIAM ALMON WHEELER (1819-1887), vice-president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, was born at Malone, New York, on the 30th of June 1819.
He died at Malone on the 4th of June 1887.