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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Frederick William Thomas (1811-1864)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Frederick William Thomas was born in Baltimore, and lived in Cincinnati as a journalist, novelist, educator, and Methodist clergyman. His first published work was the poem The Emigrant, or Reflections when descending the Ohio. His novels included Clinton Bradshaw; East and West; and Howard Pinckney.

Works in the EAF Collection

Clinton Bradshaw; or, The Adventures of a Lawyer (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

East and West (1836) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Howard Pinckney (1840) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

John Randolph, of Roanoke, and Other Sketches of Character, Including William Wirt. Together with Tales of Real Life (1853) (Restricted)

Sketches of Character, and Tales Founded on Fact (1849) (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)