Sut Lovingood

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George Washington Harris (1814-1869) was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. He was an American humorist. Harris was taken to Knoxville, Tennessee when four years old, where he was apprenticed to a jeweler. Afterward, he commanded a Tennessee river steamboat. He wrote able political articles during the William Henry Harrison campaign, and in 1843 began to contribute humorous stories to the New York Spirit of the Times, under the pen name of "S-l". In 1858-'61 he wrote for Nashville journals the Sut Lovingood ...
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Overview

George Washington Harris (1814-1869) was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. He was an American humorist. Harris was taken to Knoxville, Tennessee when four years old, where he was apprenticed to a jeweler. Afterward, he commanded a Tennessee river steamboat. He wrote able political articles during the William Henry Harrison campaign, and in 1843 began to contribute humorous stories to the New York Spirit of the Times, under the pen name of "S-l". In 1858-'61 he wrote for Nashville journals the Sut Lovingood Papers, some of which afterward appeared in book form as Sut Lovingood: Yarns Spun by a "Nat'ral Born Durn'd Fool" (1867).
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  • ISBN-13: 9781409985983
  • Publisher: Dodo Press
  • Publication date: 11/20/2009
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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