EAF Author: Timothy Flint (1780-1840)
Timothy Flint, New England clergyman, missionary, and novelist, was born in Reading, Massachusetts, in 1780 and graduated Harvard in 1800. Flint was editor of the Western Monthly Review, as well as an author. Many of his works helped to bring the West to life for Easterners. His works, some of which drew on his missionary journeys, include Recollections and Geography and History of the Mississippi Valley; Recollections of Ten Years in the Valley of the Mississippi; Indian Wars in the West; and Memoir of Daniel Boone.