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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Albert Pike (1809-1891)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Albert Pike was born in Boston. He was a journalist, lawyer, and Brigadier-General in the Confederate army. After the war, he became a well-known freemason and returned to his legal practice. Pike edited the Arkansas Advocate, and his works include Prose Sketches and Poems; Hymns to the Gods, and Other Poems; Nugæ, a Collection of Poems; and Arkansas Supreme Court Reports, 1840-45.


Works in the EAF Collection

Prose Sketches and Poems, Written in the Western Country (1834) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)