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Cozzens, Frederick Swartwout

Steven H. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1356 words.

Cozzens, Frederick Swartwout (11 March 1818–23 December 1869), author and wine merchant, was born in New York City, the son of Frederick Cozzens, a chemist, naturalist, geologist, and...

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Hammett, Samuel Adams

Margaret Thompson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Humour; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 735 words.

Hammett, Samuel Adams (04 February 1816–24 December 1865), merchant and writer, was born probably in Connecticut or New York, though the precise location remains uncertain, the son of...

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Streeter, Edward

Roy Arthur Swanson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Banking. 1269 words.

Streeter, Edward (01 August 1891–31 March 1976), literary humorist and banking executive, was born in Chestertown, New York, the son of Harvey B. Streeter, a businessman, and Frances...

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Westcott, Edward Noyes

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Banking. 1108 words.

Westcott, Edward Noyes (27 September 1846–31 March 1898), author and banker, was born in Syracuse, New York, the son of Amos Westcott, a dentist, and Clara Babcock. Although his father was...

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