Bailey, Gamaliel, an American journalist, born in Mount Holly, N.J. Dec. 3, 1807; with J. G. Birney, founded the anti-slavery journal, the "Cincinnati Philanthropist" (1836), the office of which was destroyed by a mob, though it continued to be published until 1847. He established the well-known newspaper, the Washington "National Era" (1847), in which the famous novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," appeared first. He died at sea, June 5, 1859.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.