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Brewer, James Norris (fl. 1799–1830), novelist and topographer

John D. Haigh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 206 words.

Brewer, James Norris (fl. 1799–1830), novelist and topographer, was the eldest son of a merchant of London. He married the daughter of a gentleman at Clapham. He wrote many romances which...

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Denys de la Ronde, Louis

Jay Cassel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Land Forces and Warfare; World History; Maps and Map-making; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1434 words.

Denys de la Ronde, Louis (02 August 1675–25 March 1741), French military officer, explorer, and spy, was born in Quebec City, Canada, the son of Pierre Denys de la Ronde, a landowner and...

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Jackson, John Brinckerhoff

Paul Groth.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1697 words.

Jackson, John Brinckerhoff (25 September 1909–28 August 1996), essayist, cultural geographer, and interpreter of the American-built environment, was born in Dinard, France, the son of...

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