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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

John Lothrop Motley, historian and diplomat, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He served as minister to Austria (1861-67) and England (1869-70). Lothrop's works include Morton's Hope; or, The Memoirs of a Provincial; Merry-Mount: A Romance of the Massachusetts Colony; and History of the United Netherlands, from the Death of William the Silent, to the Twelve Years' Truce-1609 .


Works in the EAF Collection

Merry-mount: A Romance of the Massachusetts Colony (1849) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Morton's Hope; or, The Memoirs of a Provincial (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

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

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