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Richard Henry Dana

Charles Francis Adams Jr.

Richard Henry Dana

a biography

by Charles Francis Adams Jr.

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882.,
  • Antislavery movements -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1861.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE415.9.D15 A2, Microfilm 8204 E
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23748107M
    LC Control Number04016981

    Two Years before the Mast is Richard Henry Dana, Jr.'s memoir of a Harvard undergraduate becoming a sailor while collecting hides up and down the California coast and returning home in the treacherous dead of winter, richer for the experience. Learn more about Richard Henry Dana. Browse Richard Henry Dana’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible.

    May 25,  · Richard Henry Dana was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 15, , the son of Federalist judge Francis Dana. He graduated from Harvard College and became a lawyer. He married Ruth Charlotte Smith and they had four children including Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Dana was also a literary critic. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Two Years Before The Mast by Richard Henry Dana Jr.. A two-year coast-to-coast voyage to California from Boston, Massachusetts was undertaken by American Richard Henry Dana, Jr. from to The journey took place aboarda merchant ship and was chronicled in a diary Dana kept.

    His novel "Paul Felton" is considered one of the earliest examples of Gothic fiction in the United States. He also was prolific was a poet; his first book of poetry, "The Buccaneer and Other Poems," was published in His son, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., became famous as the author of "Two Years Before the Mast" ().Burial: Old Burying Ground, Cambridge, Middlesex . Located either in the Book room (mornings) or the Parent Center (afternoons) her email is: [email protected] If you need your PIN be sure to include your students FULL name and Advisory teacher. The numbers(s) to call direct Click & follow us on .


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