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Samuel Kettell (1800–1855)

Kettell, Samuel. An American prose-writer; born in Newburyport, MA, Aug. 5, 1800; died in Maiden, MA, Dec. 3, 1855. He assisted Samuel G. Goodrich in the preparation of some of his ‘Peter Parley’ books. Under the pen-names of “Peeping Tom” and “Timothy Titterwell” he contributed many humorous articles to the Boston Courier, afterward becoming its editor. His principal works are: ‘Records of the Spanish Inquisition’ (1828); and ‘Specimens of American Poetry, with Critical and Biographical Notices’ (3 vols., 1829).