Autographed correspondence collection of British-Canadian writers, 1804-1954.

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Autographed correspondence collection of British-Canadian writers, 1804-1954.

Autographed correspondence collection of British-Canadian writers, 1804-1954.

Correspondence written by both major and minor British and Canadian writers about a range of subject matter from social engagements to discussions concerning their work. The correspondents include; John Douglas Argyll, Reginald Arkell, Archibald Alison, Joseph Beard, Arthur John Brice, Frank Roe Batchelder, Herbert Bartteel, Frank Thomas Bullen, Alan England Brooke, Rhoda Broughton, William Canton, Elizabeth Rundle Charles, Jack R. Clemo, Winston Churchill, John Payne Collier, Maud Diver, Lady BeatriceDunsany, Archibald Forbes, Marius Goring, George F. Hanmer-Moore, Warren Hastings, Alan P. Herbert, Robert F. Horton, James Hogg, William Henry Hudson, William Blanchford Jerrold, Reginald Wright Kauffman, Thomas B. Macaulay, William Melmoth, Lewis Morris, Amelia Opie, Barry Eric Pain, John Hopkinson, Julia S. Pardoe, Horatio Gilbert Parker, Edward Harry Myerstein, Gordon McNeil Rushforth, Frank T. Sabin, Sir Walter Scott, William Bell Scott, John Sinclair, Bram Stoker, Charles Waterton, Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton, Robert Allen Williams, William Jerdan, and Capel Lofft, Mark Lemon, Henry Melville, John Ruskin, John Godfrey Saxe, and Ernest Thompson Seton. The collection includes both 19th and 20th century correspondence, but the bulk is 19th century. Additional correspondents include John Britton, Lucas Cleeve, Alec Craig, Sir James Frazer, Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, Belloc Lowndes, George Macaulay Trevelyan, and Lucy Bethia Walford.

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Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of, 1845-1914

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1868-1878 MP for Argyll, private secretary to George Douglas Campbell (secretary of state for India); 1878-1883 governor-general of Canada Epithet: Governor-General of Canada Title: Marquess of Lorne, 9th Duke of Argyll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x000305 Son-in-law of Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kensington, to La...

Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932

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Canadian born British novelist and politician. From the description of The battle of the strong, 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54022853 From the description of Gilbert Parker papers, 1898-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975976 Parker was a Canadian novelist. After emigrating to England he became involed in British affairs as a Conservative member of Parliament. From the description of [Letter] 1919 May 13, 24....

Diver, Maud, 1867-1945

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British novelist, short story writer, journalist, historian. From the description of Maud Diver letters to Annie Russell Marble [manuscript], 1927-1929. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 472256350 English novelist who wrote about India. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts 1927, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 79478376 ...

Hogg, James, 1770-1835

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James Hogg was born in Ettrick, Selkshire, Scotland in November 1770. Having received little formal education, Hogg taught himself to read and write in his late teens. He continued to work as a labourer and shepherd for twenty five years. Between 1794-1810 Hogg wrote songs which appeared in magazines and in two small collections. Determined to make a career as a professional writer, Hogg, aged 40, moved to Edinburgh in 1810. In Edinburgh, Hogg established a weekly paper entitled, The Spy but onl...

Jerrold, William Blanchford, 1826-1884.

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Canton, William, 1845-1926

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Epithet: poet and journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x000259 Canton was a poet, journalist, and historian, much noted for his works related to children. Miss L (Alice Lachmund, 1877-1973) attended Smith College, but graduated from the University of Chicago (Ph.B.). From the description of William Canton's letters to Miss L, 1913-1916. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 184841452 ...

Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870

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English author; editor of Punch. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 198 Strand [London], to Ben Webster, 1856 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595433 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Punch office, to Joseph Brougham, 1859 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597175 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5, 3 with initials) : London, to John Forster, 1858 various dates in May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Horton, Robert F. (Robert Forman), 1855-1934

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Epithet: Congregationalist minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x00030a ...

Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, baron, 1800-1859

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...

Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853

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Opie was an English Quaker author. From the description of ALS, [18]52 May 26 : Norwich [Eng.] to "Dear friend" / A. Opie. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 46956520 Amelia Opie was an English Quaker. From the description of ALS, 1824 September 29, Norwich, [Eng.] / Amelia Opie. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 262363074 Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. From the guide to the Amelia Opie man...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

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Ernest Thompson Seton was an American writer, naturalist and outdoorsman. From the description of Ernest Thompson Seton collection. [1931]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777117 Naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton was born Ernest Evan Thompson in northeast England, and raised in Canada; he changed his name at the age of sixteen to distance himself from his father. He apprenticed with a portrait artist, and spent a year in England studying at the Roya...

Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904

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English explorer in Africa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Congo River, to Robert Newton, the British Vice-Consul at Luanda, Angola, while "advancing to the interior" on an exploring expedition, 1880 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574627 British explorer and author of THROUGH SOUTH AFRICA. From the description of Letter, 1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744855 British explorer. From the des...

Forbes, Archibald, 1838-1900

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Scotch war correspondent. From the description of Outlook for war in Europe : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538497 Archibald Forbes was a British author, perhaps most famous as a war correspondent. After graduating from Aberdeen University, he enlisted in the Royal Dragoons, but subsequently left the service and became a journalist. He covered various wars with great success and acclaim, and was noted for both the quality of his writing and his inge...

Saxe, John Godfrey, 1877-

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Lawyer and politician, who was active in the Democratic Party; served in the New York State Senate, 1911-1912, representing part of New York County. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1907-1946. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 51515552 ...

Beard, Joseph W., 1942-

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Lofft, Capel, 1751-1824

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Capel Lofft, English radical editor and writer. From the description of Capel Lofft manuscript material : 6 items, 1799-1811 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 720407149 From the guide to the Capel Lofft manuscript material : 6 items, 1799-1811, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Walford, Lucy Bethia, 1845-1915

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Lucy Bethia Walford was a novelist who also wrote biographies of women writers. From the description of Letters : Cranbrooke Hall, Ilford [Essex] to unknown correspondents, 14 April 1892 and 22 October [1892?] (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 35922985 ...

Scott, William Bell, 1811-1890

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British painter and poet. From the description of William Bell Scott sketchbook and letters, 1862-1889. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 146001036 Scott was a poet, painter, and art critic. He was a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and was accepted by the Pre-Raphaelites. From the description of William Bell Scott collection, 1837-1891. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 436108757 British poet of the Victorian era. ...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Sinclair, John, Sir, 1754-1835

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First president of the Board of Agriculture in Great Britain. From the description of ALS : London, to James Monroe, Washington, D.C., 1817 May 27. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541814 Scottish agriculturist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitehall, to [Thomas Jefferson], 1789 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664079 English agriculturist. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore, 1832-1914.

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Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883

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Critic and journalist. From the description of John Payne Collier correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453934 Epithet: of Add MS 34574 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e1 Epithet: of Add MS 37907 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e3 John Payne Collier, English liter...

Clemo, Jack R., 1916-....

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Cleeve, Lucas, ....-1908

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Bartteel, Herbert.

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Alison, Archibald, 1792-1867

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Scottish historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Possil House [near Glasgow], to Mr. Serjeant Talfourd, 1839 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131711 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Glasgow], to Miss Alison in Edinburgh, 1839 Mar. 02. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131555 Scottish advocate and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Glasgow, to an unidentified recipient, 1844 May 30...

Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912

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Bram (Abraham) Stoker (b. November 8, 1847, Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland-d. April 20, 1912, London, England), studied at Dublin's Trinity College. He took a civil service job, but found it unsatisfying and moonlighted as an unpaid theatre critic. His affection for the theatre led to a partnership with Henry Irving, managing London's Lyceum Theatre. While managing the theatre, Stoker wrote consistently, publishing popular adventure and horror stories as well as non-fiction. Today, he is almost exclu...

Craig, Alec.

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Born London, April 1897; educated at St George's College, London (1913-1915), King's College London (1919-1921) and the London School of Economics (1921-1922). Craig also served in the First World War between 1915 and 1919 as a Lieutenant. His early career was spent as a clerk at the Public Record Office in London, 1912-1919. In 1919, Craig moved to the Exchequer and Audit Department as an auditor and rose through the ranks, finally becoming deputy director of audit in 1947. Throughout his life,...

Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

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American writer. From the description of Letter, 1898 Apr. 22 : Clifton Springs, N.Y., to Oscar Fay Adams, Boston. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24726625 New Hampshire author. From the description of Letters from Winston Churchill, 1899-1951. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32173472 American author and reformer. From the description of Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933. (University of Virginia). Wor...

Rushforth, G.McN. (Gordon McNeil), 1862-1938

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Bullen, Frank Thomas, 1857-1915

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English sea-story writer. From the description of Letter : to T. P. O'Connor, 1912 Oct. 18. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86102762 English author noted for sea narratives, particulary "The cruise of the Cachelot." From the description of Papers of Frank Thomas Bullen, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52641967 English seaman, author and lecturer. From the d...

Myerstein, Edward Harry, 1889-1952.

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Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947

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English author. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1946 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868154 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00019a ...

Charles, Elizabeth Rundle, 1828-1896

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Arkell, Reginald, 1882-1959

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Pardoe, Julia S.H., 1806-1882

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Hanmer-Moore, George F.

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Jerdan, William, 1782-1869

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Epithet: journalist, of the 'Literary Gazette' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000297 Journalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : various places, to Mrs. Darby, 1853 Jan. 12, 1858 Dec. 5, and [no year] Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871150 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to R. Ackermann, "Monday" [no year]. (...

Herbert, A.P. (Alan Patrick), 1890-1971

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English writer and politician. From the description of The secret battle : Hammersmith : autograph manuscript signed, 1918 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270483603 Epithet: Knight.; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0002f0 ...

Dunsany, Beatrice

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Hudson, William Henry, 1862-1918

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Hopkinson, John, 1844-1919

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Epithet: piano manufacturer and naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x00018d Epithet: of Stowe MS 745 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x00018c ...

Goring, Marius, 1912-1998

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Sabin, Frank T., -1915

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Brooke, Alan England, 1863-1939

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Epithet: Provost of King's College Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000060 Alan England Brooke (1863-1939), biblical scholar, was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1889-1939, Dean and lecturer in divinity, 1894-1918, Provost, 1926-33, and Ely Professor of Divinity, 1916-26. He published The Commentary of Origen on St. John's Gospel, 1896, and two volumes of The Old Testament in Greek (191...

Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, [year unknown] Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761391398 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Joan Severn, [1914] Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761733685 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Oxford, to Joan Severn, "Saturday" [year unknown] Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761733532 From the d...

Batchelder, Frank Roe, 1869-1947

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Brice, Arthur John Hallam.

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Williams, R. A. (Robert Allan), 1876-

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Pain, Barry, 1864-1928

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Morris, Lewis, 1833-1907

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Poet Lewis Morris was born in Wales and educated at Oxford. He practiced law, and became active in politics, serving on several government committees, although he was never elected to Parliament despite several attempts. A great admirer of Tennyson, he wrote a substantial amount of poetry, which is generally considered sentimental and rather facile. Although his verse was technically proficient and exceptionally popular in his day, it was uninspired, and has not lasted. From the desc...

Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876-1962

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hallington Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1934 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573149 Epithet: OM, historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000331 George Trevelyan was an English historian and educator. From the description of Letters, 1929-1935. (College of Charleston). W...

Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1874-1929.

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Britton, John, 1771-1857

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John Britton, English antiquarian and topographer. Often with his friend Edward Wedlake Brayley, he produced many works on British topography and antiquities, including: The Beauties of England and Wales (1800) ; Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain (1807-1814) ; and the Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (1831-8). From the guide to the John Britton manuscript material : 1 item, 1844, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of...

Melville, Henry Saxelby, 1800?-1873?

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Melmoth, William, 1710?-1799

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Frazer, James George, 1854-1941

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Scottish anthropologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trinity College, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1925 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751681 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Sir George Grahame, 1928 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751685 ...

Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865

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English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society) English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Walton Hall, to Neville Wood, 1835 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2706601...

Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

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Hastings was the first governor general of British India. He began in 1750 as a clerk at the East India Company. In 1761, he was appointed to the Calcutta Council, and in 1769, was made a member of the Madras Council. In 1771, he became governor of Bengal, and in 1774, governor general of India. In 1784, he resigned and returned to England, where he was charged with high crimes and misdemenears. He was impeached in 1787 but, after a long trial, was acquitted in 1795. He was made a privy councilo...

Kauffman, Reginald Wright, 1877-1959

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Reginald Wright Kauffman was an author, editor, and journalist. His most famous books were "The Latter Day Saints" (1913) and "The House of Bondage" (1910). One was about the economics that drove the Mormons west, while the other was about prostitution. While he was mainly writing novels like "Money to Burn" and "Spanish Dollars", he was writing poetry, self-help, non-fiction, and children's books. He promoted women's suffrage while traveling through Europe and parts of Africa. During World War ...