Charles James Cannon


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(1800–1860), New York author, whose best play is The Oath of Office (1850), a tragedy of 15th-century Ireland. He wrote several volumes of poetry and a number of tales, among them Mora Carmody; or, Woman's Influence (1844) and Ravellings from the Web of Life (1855).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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