Henry William Herbert

(1807—1858) sportsman and writer

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(1807–58), English-born author and editor, came to New York (1831), where he taught school and edited The American Monthly Magazine (1833–35). Besides translating classical literature, he wrote a well-known series of historical romances, including The Brothers: A Tale of the Fronde (1835), and, under the pseudonym Frank Forester, wrote sporting manuals and such novels as My Shooting Box (1846), The Deerstalkers (1849), and The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray (1852).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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