THOMAS ALDRICH BAILEY (1836-1907), a native of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, was editor of such publications as Atlantic Monthly and the New York Illustrated News. A poet and writer, he was also the author of many novels and volumes of verse.
A.B. FROST (1851-1928), a renowned and prolific American artist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, illustrated over ninety books and created hundreds of paintings and prints.
DAVID WATTERS, Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire, is the author of books and articles on New England gravestone carving, literature, and history.