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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

John James Piatt (1835–1917)

Piatt, John James. An American journalist and poet, nephew of Donn; born at James’ Mills, IN, March 1, 1835; died in 1917. He became clerk of the U.S. Treasury Department and the House of Representatives; and from 1882 to 1894 was consul at Cork, Ireland. His works include: ‘Poems by Two Friends’ (1860), with W. D. Howells; ‘The Nests at Washington’ (1863), with Mrs. Piatt; ‘Poems in Sunshine and Firelight’ (1866); ‘Western Windows’ (1868); ‘Idyls and Lyrics of the Ohio Valley’ (1884); ‘The Hesperian Tree’ (1900).