in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1135 words.
Hoffman, Charles Fenno (07 February 1806–07 June 1884), writer and editor, was born in New York City, the son of Josiah Ogden Hoffman, a prominent judge, and his second wife, Maria Fenno....