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Robert Henry Newell (Orpheus C. Kerr) (1836–1901)

Newell, Robert Henry [“Orpheus C. Kerr”]. An American journalist and humorist; born in New York City, Dec. 13, 1836; died in Brooklyn, July 11, 1901. He was connected with the New York Mercury and World, and editor of Hearth and Home from 1874 to 1876. He wrote: ‘The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers’ (1862–68); ‘The Palace Beautiful and Other Poems’ (1864); ‘The Cloven Foot,’ a travesty of Dickens’s ‘Edwin Drood’ (1870); ‘Versatilities’ (1871); ‘There Was Once a Man’ (1884); etc.