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George William Curtis (1824–1892)

Curtis, George William. An American author; born in Providence, RI, Feb. 24, 1824; died at Staten Island, Aug. 31, 1892. He was an early abolitionist, and a leader in the Republican party from the first; for many years the editor of Harper’s Weekly, and the writer of the ‘Editor’s Easy Chair’ in Harper’s Monthly, besides the ‘Manners upon the Road’ series for Harper’s Bazaar (1867–73). His works include: ‘Nile Notes of a Howadji’ (1851); ‘The Howadji in Syria’ (1852); ‘Lotus Eating’ (1852); ‘Potiphar Papers’ (1853); ‘Prue and I’ (1856); ‘Trumps’ (1862); and others. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).