University of Virginia Library University of Virginia
Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Sylvester Judd (1813-1853)

Works in the Collection      Manuscript Materials      Biographies

Sylvester Judd was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Yale in 1836, and from the Divinity School at Harvard in 1840. He then became a Unitarian pastor in Augusta, Maine, where he spent the rest of his life. His principal works are Margaret: a Tale of the Real and the Ideal... (originally published in 1845, followed by an expanded second edition in 1851), and Richard Edney.


Works in the EAF Collection

Margaret: A Tale of the Real and Ideal, Blight and Bloom; Including Sketches of a Place Not Before Described, Called Mons Christi (1845) (Restricted)

Margaret: A Tale of the Real and the Ideal, Blight and Bloom; Including Sketches of a Place Not Before Described, Called Mons Christi (revised edition, 1851) [Volume 1] [Volume 2]

Richard Edney and the Governor's Family: A Rus-Urban Tale (1850) (Restricted)

EAF Manuscript Materials

Drawing: Illustration for Margaret

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)