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Arthur, Timothy Shay

Claudia Durst Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 890 words.

Arthur, Timothy Shay (06 June 1809–06 March 1885), editor, temperance crusader, and novelist, was born in Orange County, New York, the son of William Arthur and Anna Shay, occupations...

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Bibb, Henry Walton

Gregory S. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism; Literature; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1358 words.

Bibb, Henry Walton (10 May 1815–1854), author, editor, and antislavery lecturer, was born into slavery on the plantation of David White of Shelby County, Kentucky, the son of James Bibb, a...

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Blake, Lillie Devereux

Ronald Yanosky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1123 words.

Blake, Lillie Devereux (12 August 1835–30 December 1913), author and feminist, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of George Pollok Devereux, a planter, and Sarah Elizabeth...

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Brown, Charles Brockden

Philip Barnard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 2253 words.

Brown, Charles Brockden (17 January 1771–22 February 1810), novelist, historian, and editor, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Elijah Brown, a merchant and land...

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Burk, John Daly

Sally L. Jones.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; History; Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 970 words.

Burk, John Daly (1776?–?11 Apr. 1808), editor, historian, and dramatist, was born in Ireland, arriving in America at the age of twenty. His parents’ names are unknown. He was a student at...

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Carpenter, Frank George

Betty Burnett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism. 1016 words.

Carpenter, Frank George (08 May 1855–18 June 1924), journalist and author of travel books, was born in Mansfield, Ohio, the son of George F. Carpenter, an attorney, and Jeannette Reid....

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Coggeshall, William Turner

Leigh Johnsen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Journalism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1000 words.

Coggeshall, William Turner (06 September 1824–02 August 1867), journalist, state librarian, and diplomat, was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the son of William C. Coggeshall, a...

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Colton, Walter

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Journalism; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1278 words.

Colton, Walter (09 May 1797–22 January 1851), clergyman, journalist, and author, was born in Rutland County, Vermont, the son of Walter Colton, a weaver, and Thankful Cobb. The family soon...

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Daggett, Rollin Mallory

Lawrence I. Berkove.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Journalism; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1027 words.

Daggett, Rollin Mallory (22 February 1831–12 November 1901), journalist, congressman, minister to Hawaii, and author, was born in Richville, New York, the son of Eunice White and Gardner...

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Davis, Samuel Post

Lawrence I. Berkove.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1196 words.

Davis, Samuel Post (04 April 1850–17 March 1918), journalist, author, and historian, was born in Branford, Connecticut, the son of the Reverend George R. Davis, an Episcopalian priest, and...

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