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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Rufus Dawes (1803-1859)

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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).

Works in the EAF Collection

Nix's Mate: An Historical Romance of America (1839) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

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)