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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: John Gardiner Calkins Brainard (1796-1828)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

John Gardiner Calkins Brainard was born in Connecticut in 1796. He edited and contributed poetry to the Connecticut Mirror. His Poems were published first in 1825, and reissued as Literary Remains in 1832.

Works in the EAF Collection

Letters Found in the Ruins of Fort Braddock (1824)

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)