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Author: Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)

Biography: Bayard Taylor was born in 1825 in Pennsylvania. He traveled widely and worked as a journalist. In 1862 he entered the diplomatic service as Secretary of Legation and Charge d'Affaires at St. Petersburg and United States Minister to Germany. He was a prolific writer of history, poetry, travel, and fiction. He died in 1878 in Berlin.

References: Times (20 December 1878)


  1. Hannah Thurston: A Story of American Life.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1863.
  2. John Godfrey's Fortunes.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1864.
  3. The Story of Kennett.  2 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1866.
  4. Joseph and His Friend: A Story of Pennsylvania.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1871.