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James M’Henry (1785–1845)

M’Henry, James. An American physician, novelist, and poet; born in Larne, County Antrim, Ireland, Dec. 20, 1785; died there, July 21, 1845. He emigrated to the United States in 1817, and settled in Philadelphia in 1824. Included in his many publications are: ‘The Pleasures of Friendship,’ a poem (1822); ‘The Usurper: An Historical Tragedy’ (a poetical work); also ‘O’Halloran, or the Insurgent: A Romance of the Irish Rebellion,’ reprinted at Glasgow; ‘The Wilderness of Braddock’s Times: A Tale of the West’ (2 vols., 1823); and ‘The Betrothed of Wyoming’ (2d ed. 1830).