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Charles Nordhoff (1830–1901)

Nordhoff, Charles (nôrd’hof). An American journalist and author; born at Erwittee, Westphalia, Aug. 31, 1830; died at Coronado, CA, July 14, 1901. He came to the United States in 1835, and was a sailor for nine years. He was on the staff of the New York Evening Post from 1861 to 1871, and later correspondent of the New York Herald at Washington, DC. Among his works are: ‘Man-of-War Life’ (1855); ‘Merchant Vessel’ (1855); ‘Cape Cod and All Along Shore’ (1868); ‘Northern California’ (1873); ‘Politics for Young Americans’ (1875); ‘Peninsular California’ (1888).