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Peter Hamilton Myers (1812–1878)

Myers, Peter Hamilton. An American story-writer and lawyer; born in Herkimer, NY, Aug. 4, 1812; died in Brooklyn, NY, Oct. 30, 1878. Among his published works are: ‘The First of the Knickerbockers: A Tale of 1673’ (1848); ‘The Young Patroon, or Christmas in 1690’ (1849); ‘The King of the Hurons,’ republished in England as ‘Blanche Montaigne’ (1856); and ‘The Prisoner of the Border: A Tale of 1838’ (1857).