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Zavarr Wilmshurst (1824–1887)

Wilmshurst, Zavarr. A journalist and author; born in England, Nov. 25, 1824; died in Brooklyn, Jan. 27, 1887. He came to the United States and was editorially connected with several journals in New York City. His plays include a drama on Hawthorne’s ‘Scarlet Letter’; and ‘Nitocria,’ a tragedy. His other writings are: ‘The Viking,’ an epic (1849); ‘The Winter of the Heart,’ etc. (1874); ‘The Siren’ (1876); and ‘Ralph and Rose’ (1879).