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Charles Henry Webb (1834–1905)

Webb, Charles Henry [“John Paul”]. An American banker, journalist, and humorist; born at Rouse’s Point, NY, Jan. 24, 1834; died in 1905. His journalistic work was done on the New York Times (1860–63); the Californian, San Francisco (1863–66); and the New York Tribune, for which, mainly, his humorous articles were written. He invented an adding machine. He wrote several burlesque dramas; ‘John Paul’s Book’ (1874); ‘Parodies, Prose, and Verse’ (1876); and ‘Vagrom Verse.’