Noah, M.M. (Mordecai Manuel), 1785-1851Alternative names
Noah, who founded several newspapers, also served as consul to Tunis and special agent to Algiers, securing release of American prisoners.
From the description of ADS, 1821 November 5 : New York. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17448973
From the description of Letter to Major James Nelson Barker [manuscript], 1829 October 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805821
Mordecai Manuel Noah was born in Philadelphia to Jewish parents of German descent; he was raised by his maternal grandparents, and apprenticed to a carver. He had a diverse career, holding numerous minor political offices, but was best known as a journalist and playwright, becoming one of America's best editorial writers. He also promoted the restoration of Israel, staunchly supported American drama, and co-founded New York University.
From the description of M.M. Noah letter to M. Hoffman, 1831 Nov. 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 69937285
- Male authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
- Patronage, Political
- Philadelphia (Pa.) (as recorded)
- Pennsylvania--Philadelphia (as recorded)
- New York (State) (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)