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Butler, Ellis Parker

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1070 words.

Butler, Ellis Parker (05 December 1869–13 September 1937), author and humorist, was born in Muscatine, Iowa, the eldest of eight children of Audley Gazzam Butler, a pork packer, and Adela...

Jefferies, Joyce (c. 1570–1650), moneylender and diarist

Robert Tittler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 908 words.

Jefferies, Joyce (c. 1570–1650), moneylender and diarist, was probably born at Ham or Home Castle, Clifton upon Teme, Worcestershire, the only child of Henry Jefferies (d. in or before...

Wentworth, Paul

Gordon E. Kershaw.

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; Banking; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1504 words.

Wentworth, Paul (?– December 1793), speculator and secret agent, was born probably on the island of Barbados, the son of William Wentworth, probably a sugar planter, and Elizabeth (maiden...