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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Delia Salter Bacon (1811-1859)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Delia Salter Bacon was born in Ohio, and was the earliest exponent of the Baconian theory of the authorship of Shakespeare. Her principal works are Philosophy of the Plays of Shakespeare Unfolded; Tales of the Puritans; The Bride of Fort Edward: A Drama.


Contemporary Biographies

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

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