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EAF Author: Joaquin Miller (1837-1913)

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Born Cincinnatus Hiner Miller, he later adopted the name Joaquin after a Mexican brigand. Miller was born in Indiana but moved to the West, where he practiced law and owned a newspaper. He went to England in the 1870s, and achieved great fame there. In 1877, he returned to the U. S. and settled in California.

Works in the EAF Collection

Unwritten History: Life amongst the Modocs (1874) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

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

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