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Charles Frederick Briggs (1804–1877)

Briggs, Charles Frederick. An American journalist and author; born at Nantucket, MA, in 1804; died in Brooklyn, NY, June 20, 1877. He was connected with several newspapers, among others the New York Times and New York Independent. Besides several poems, he wrote: ‘The Adventures of Harry Franco’ (1839); ‘The Haunted Merchant’ (1843); ‘History of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable’ (1860), in collaboration with Augustus Maverick.