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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 100 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 46 0 Browse Search
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Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 18 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 18 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Brook farm Association. (search)
labor of its members on a farm which was the common property of all. All were to live simply, and, as the hours of labor were brief, abundant leisure was to be secured for social and intellectual intercourse. All the members of the community were to be stockholders in the community's property, some giving money and others contributing labor as an equivalent. Many persons of note in the literary world were members of the association, including Theodore Parker, George William Curtis. Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles A. Dana. Elizabeth P. Peabody, Margaret Fuller, and others. The association was organized in 1841, the farm purchased. and by the following spring its plan was fairly in working order. It was then known simply as the West Roxbury Community, Brook Farm being the name of the place owned by the society. A quarterly journal called the Dial was carried on by the members of the society. In December, 1843. a convention of reformers of various grades was held in Boston. to dis
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fields, James Thomas 1817-1881 (search)
Fields, James Thomas 1817-1881 Publisher; born in Portsmouth, N. H., Dec. 31, 1817; was educated in his native place; went to Boston and became a clerk in a book-store in 1834. Soon after he reached his majority he became a partner in the publishing firm of Ticknor, Reed & Fields, of which he remained a member till 1870. After retiring from the publishing business Mr. Fields became a lecturer on literary subjects. His published works include a volume of Poems; A few verses for a few friends; Yesterdays with authors; Hawthorne; and In and out of doors with Charles Dickens. James Thomas fields. He was editor of the Atlantic monthly in 1862-70, and afterwards (with Edwin P. Whipple) edited the Family Library of English poetry. He died in Boston, April 24, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hall of fame, (search)
tober, 1900, a jury of 100 persons was appointed to invite and pass upon nominations for the first fifty names. The number of names submitted reached 252, of which twenty-nine received fifty-one (the minimum) or more votes. These were, therefore, declared eligible The following are the names, with the number of votes, which were accepted. The remaining twenty-one are to be selected in 1902: George Washington, 97; Abraham Lincoln, 96; Daniel Webster, 96; Benjamin Franklin, 94; Ulysses S. Grant, 92; John Marshall, 91; Thomas Jefferson, 90; Ralph Waldo Emerson, 87; Henry W. Longfellow, 85; Robert Fulton, 85; Washington Irving, 83; Jonathan Edwards, 81; Samuel F. B. Morse, 80; David G. Farragut, 79; Henry Clay, 74; Nathaniel Hawthorne, 73; George Peabody, 72; Robert E. Lee, 69; Peter Cooper, 69; Eli Whit ney, 67; John J. Audubon, 67; Horace Mann, 66; Henry Ward Beecher, 66; James Kent, 65; Joseph Story, 64; John Adams, 61; William E. Channing, 58; Gilbert Stuart, 52; Asa Gray, 51.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804- (search)
Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804- Author; born in Salem, Mass., July 4, 1804; was graduated at Bowdoin College in 1825. His first novel was published anonymously in Boston in 1832. In 1837 a number of his tales and sketches were published under the title of Twice-told tales. A second series appeared in 1842. From 1838 to 1841, he held a place in the Boston custom-house. Afterwards he lived at Brook Farm, a community of literary men and philosophers (see Brook farm Association). Marrying in 1ion). Marrying in 1843, he took up his abode at Concord. He became surveyor of the port of Salem. He afterwards settled in Lenox, Mass., and in 1852 returned to Concord. In 1853 he became United States consul at Liverpool, which place he resigned in 1857. His most popular writings are The scarlet letter, and The House of the seven Nathaniel Hawthorne. Gables. Septimus; American note-books; English note-books, etc., appeared after his death, which occurred in Plymouth, N. H., May 19, 1864.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hayden, Horace Edwin 1837- (search)
Hayden, Horace Edwin 1837- Clergyman; born in Catonsville, Md., Feb. 18, 1837; served in the Confederate army in 1861-65; graduated at the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1867; ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church in the following year; and held various pastorates. He is the author of History of the West Virginia soldiers' medals; Birthplace of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Virginia genealogies; Massacre of Wyoming; Pollock Memorial, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), James, Henry 1843- (search)
James, Henry 1843- Author; born in New York City, April 15, 1843; was educated in France, Switzerland, and in the Harvard Law School. His literary career opened in 1866. A year or two later he began writing serial stories, but produced no extended novel till 1875. He has since been a prolific writer, not only of novels but also of contributions to the periodical press on engrossing questions of the day. Since 1869 he has lived chiefly in England. His publications include Trans-Atlantic sketches (1875); A passionate Pilgrim; The American; The Europeans; An international episode; The siege of London; The Bostonians; Poor Richard; Watch and Ward; Life of Hawthorne; A little Tour in France; A London life; The tragic Muse; The lesson of the master; Embarrassments; Tales of three cities; Essays in London and elsewhere; The wheel of time; What Maisie knew, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lathrop, George Parsons -1898 (search)
th in poetry and prose, and was a critic of high merit in art and literature. He was also prominent as an editorial writer. He married Rose, a daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne, in 1871. His publications include A Study of Hawthorne; In the distance; Rose and roof-tree poems; Newport; Spanish Vistas; Behind time; Libretto of theHawthorne; In the distance; Rose and roof-tree poems; Newport; Spanish Vistas; Behind time; Libretto of the scarlet letter; A story of courage, etc. He also edited the standard edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne's works. At different times he was assistant editor of the Atlantic monthly and the Boston Courier; and editor of the Providence Visitor. He died in New York City, April 19, 1898.wport; Spanish Vistas; Behind time; Libretto of the scarlet letter; A story of courage, etc. He also edited the standard edition of Nathaniel Hawthorne's works. At different times he was assistant editor of the Atlantic monthly and the Boston Courier; and editor of the Providence Visitor. He died in New York City, April 19, 1898.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lathrop, rose Hawthorne 1851- (search)
Lathrop, rose Hawthorne 1851- Author and philanthropist; born in Lenox, Mass., May 20, 1851; daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne. She received a common school education, and, after her marriage to George Parsons Lathrop, became greatly interested in the condition of the poor of New York, and particularly sought to help destitute and diseased women who were unable to gain an entrance into any hospital. For several years she has been engaged in providing means of relief for incurable cancer pa women who were unable to gain an entrance into any hospital. For several years she has been engaged in providing means of relief for incurable cancer patients. With much persistency, and through contributions from the public who became interested in her scheme, she established a hospital for this class of patients exclusively, and has been aided in carrying it on successfully. Her publications include Along the shore (poems); Memories of Hawthorne; and A story of courage (with her husband).
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McLellan, Isaac 1806-1899 (search)
McLellan, Isaac 1806-1899 Poet; born in Portland, Me., May 21, 1806; graduated at Bowdoin College in 1826. During his course there he was a fellow-student of Henry W. Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and George B. Cheever. After graduation he studied law and practised in Boston for several years. In 1851 he removed to New York and applied himself to literary work, chiefly poetry and writings on field sports. His publications include The year, and other poems; The fall of the Indian; Poems of the Rod and gun; Haunts of wild game; War poems, etc. He died in Greenport, Long Island, Aug. 20, 1899.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ate Resaca, Ga......May 15, 1864 Act for a postal money-order system......May 17, 1864 Offices of the New York Journal of commerce and World, which had published a forged proclamation of the President, calling for 400,000 troops, seized and held several days by order of the Secretary of War......May 19, 1864 [On July 1 Gen. John A. Dix and others were arrested, in accordance with a letter from Governor Seymour to District Attorney A. Oakey Hall, for seizing these offices.] Nathaniel Hawthorne dies at Plymouth, N. H., aged sixty......May 19, 1864 Battles near Dallas, Ga.......May 25-28, 1864 Act creating Montana Territory out of part of Idaho approved......May 26, 1864 Convention of radicals at Cleveland, O., protests against the government's policy, and nominates Gen. John C. Fremont for President, and Gen. John Cochrane for Vice-President, by acclamation......May 31, 1864 Morgan raids Kentucky......June, 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor, Va.......June 1-3, 1864
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