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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Peter Hamilton Myers (1812-1878)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Born in New York, Peter Hamilton Myers became a lawyer in Brooklyn. He was author of the historical romances The First of the Knickerbockers, a tale of 1673 ; The Young Patroon, or Christmas in 1690 ; The King of the Hurons ; and The Prisoner of the Border .


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)