EAF Author: Rufus Dawes (1803-1859)
A native of Massachusetts, Rufus Dawes's major works include The Valley of the Nashaway and other Poems, Athenia of Damascus, Geraldine (a long narrative poem), and Nix's Mate (a historical romance).
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)