Fay, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1807-1898

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Dates:
Birth 1807-02-10
Death 1898-11-17

Biographical notes:

Theodore Sedgwick Fay was an American novelist and poet. In 1828 he joined N. P. Willis and George Pope Morris in the editorship of the New York mirror. In 1833 he began supplying the Mirror with a series of sprightly travel sketches from Europe. Edgar Allan Poe's excoriating review of Fay's popular novel, Norman Leslie, in 1835 launched Poe's career as a critic. After holding various diplomatic posts in London, Berlin, and Switzerland, Fay retired in 1861 to Germany where he died.

From the description of Theodore S. Fay letters to Jane Porter, 1836-1840. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34969081

Theodore Sedgwick Fay was an American novelist and poet. In 1828 he joined N.P. Willis and George Pope Morris in the editorship of the New York mirror. In 1833 he began supplying the Mirror with a series of sprightly travel sketches from Europe. Edgar Allan Poe's excoriating review of Fay's popular novel, Norman Leslie, in 1835 launched Poe's career as a critic. After holding various diplomatic posts in London, Berlin, and Switzerland, Fay retired in 1861 to Germany where he died.

From the description of Theodore S. Fay letters to George Pope Morris, 1834 and 1840. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52615697

American writer and diplomat.

From the description of Papers of Theodore S. Fay [manuscript], 1842-1850. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812317

Epithet: author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000981.0x00012c

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Subjects:

  • Diplomats
  • Authors, American--Correspondence

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