EAF Author: Issac Mitchell (1759-1812)
Editor and novelist Issac Mitchell was born in Albany, New York. He was author of The Asylum; or, Alonzo and Melissa , which had first been serialized in his newspaper The Political Barometer in 1804. A similarly-titled 1811 edition, Alonzo and Melissa; or, the Unfeeling Father, is a plagiarism by Daniel Jackson.
A Short Account of the Courtship of Alonzo & Melissa (1811) (Restricted)