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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Daniel Pierce Thompson (1795-1868)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Daniel Pierce Thompson was born in Massachusetts. He attained degree from Middlebury College in 1820 and became a lawyer in Montpelier, Vermont, where he was elected Secretary of State in 1853. Thompson was author of various historical novels including The Green Mountain Boys; Locke Amsden, or the Schoolmaster; and The Rangers, or the Tory's Daughter.


Works in the EAF Collection

The Adventures of Timothy Peacock, Esquire; or, Freemasonry Practically Illustrated (1835) (Restricted)

Centeola; and Other Tales (1864) (Restricted)

The Doomed Chief; or, Two Hundred Years Ago (1860) (Restricted)

Gaut Gurley; or, The Trappers of Umbagog. A Tale of Border Life (1857) (Restricted)

The Green Mountain Boys: A Historical Tale of the Early Settlement of Vermont (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Locke Amsden; or, The Schoolmaster (1847) (Restricted)

Lucy Hosmer; or, The Guardian and Ghost. A Tale of Avarice and Crime Defeated (1848) (Restricted)

May Martin; or, The Money Diggers. A Green Mountain Tale (1835) (Restricted)

The Rangers, or, The Tory's Daughter. A Tale, Illustrative of the Revolutionary History of Vermont, and the Northern Campaign of 1777 (1851) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Shaker Lovers, and Other Tales (1848) (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)