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NEWELL, Robert Henry, author, born in New York city, 13 December, 1836. From 1858 till 1862 he was literary editor of the New York " Mercury," and he was employed as a writer on the New York " World" from 1869 till 1874, when he became editor of " Hearth and Home," a weekly journal, and held this post until 1876. He is the author of a series of papers on the civil war, published under the pen-name of Orpheus C. Kerr (office-seeker) (4 vols., New York, 1862-'8); "The Palace Beautiful, and other Poems" (1865) ; "Avery Glibun, or Between Two Fires," an American romance (1867); "The Cloven Foot," an adaptation of" The Mystery of Edwin Drood" to American scenes and characters (1870); a volume of poems entitled " Versatilities" (1871) ; " The Walking Doll," a humorous novel of New York life (1872); " Studies in Stanzas" (1882); and "There was Once a Man" (1884).
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