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Washington Irving (1783–1859)

Irving, Washington. An American historian, biographer, and man of letters; born in New York, April 3, 1783; died at “Sunnyside,” near Tarrytown, NY, Nov. 28, 1859. His works include: ‘A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma’ (1806), a translation; ‘Salmagundi’ (1807–8), with J. K. Paulding and William Irving; ‘History of New York by Diedrich Knickerbocker’ (1809); ‘The Sketch-Book’ (1819–20); ‘Bracebridge Hall’ (1822); ‘Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.’ (1824); ‘Life and Times of Christopher Columbus’ (1828); ‘Conquest of Granada’ (1829); ‘Companions of Columbus’ (1831); ‘The Alhambra’ (1832); ‘Crayon Miscellany’ (1835); ‘Astoria’ (1836); ‘The Rocky Mountains: Journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville’ (1837); ‘Life of Oliver Goldsmith’ (1840); ‘Mahomet and his Successors’ (1849–50); ‘Wolfert’s Roost’ (1855); ‘Life of Washington’ (1855–59). Among his literary labors he made an edition of ‘The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell’ (1810), and ‘Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).