Harned, Thomas Biggs, 1851-1921Variant names
From the description of Thomas Biggs Harned collection of the papers of Walt Whitman, 1842-1937 (bulk 1855-1892). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015543
Close friend and literary executor of Walt Whitman.
From the description of T. B. Harned letter to Mr. Clements [manuscript], 1920 Aug 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420344330
1819, May 31:
Born, West Hills, Long Island, N.Y.
1830- 1846: Various jobs as office boy, printer's devil, schoolteacher, typesetter, and journalist
1839- 1840: Writer and typesetter, Long Island Democrat
1841- 1848: Associated with over ten newspapers and magazines, including the Aurora (New York) and the Evening Tattler (New York)
1846- 1848: Editor, Brooklyn Eagle
Writer, New Orleans Crescent Editor, Brooklyn Freeman
Published Leaves of Grass (Brooklyn, N.Y.: [Printed by Rome Brothers, Brooklyn, New York]. 95 pp.); enlarged and revised in succeeding editions of 1856, 1860-1861, 1867, 1871, 1876, 1881-1882, 1888-1889, and 1891-1892
1857- 1859: Editor, Brooklyn Times
1862- 1864: Hospital nurse, Washington, D.C.
Published Drum Taps (New York: [Printed by Peter Eckler, New York]. 72 pp.) Clerk, Interior Department
1865- 1873: Clerk, Office of the Attorney General, Justice Department
Published Democratic Vistas (Washington, D.C.: [Printed by J. S. Redfield, New York]. 84 pp.) Published Passage to India (Washington, D.C.: [Printed by J. S. Redfield, New York]. 120 pp.) Published After All, Not to Create Only (Boston: Roberts Brothers. 24 pp.)
Published As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (Washington, D.C.: [Printed by S. W. Green, New York]. 14 pp.)
Suffered paralytic stroke
1875- 1876: Published Memoranda during the War (Camden, N.J.: Author's edition. 68 pp.)
Published Two Rivulets (Camden, N.J.: Author's edition. 32 pp.)
1882- 1883: Published Specimen Days and Collect (Philadelphia: David McKay. 376 pp.)
Published November Boughs (Philadelphia: David McKay. 140 pp.)
Published Good-Bye My Fancy (Philadelphia: David McKay. 66 pp.)
1892, Mar. 26:
Died, Camden, N.J.
From the guide to the Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers, 1842-1937, (bulk 1855-1892), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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