Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley L. Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton
and Company, 1887-1889 and 1999. Virtualology.com warns that these 19th Century
biographies contain errors and bias. We rely on volunteers to edit the historic
biographies on a continual basis. If you would like to edit this biographyplease
submit a rewritten biography in text form.
If acceptable, the new biography will be published above the 19th Century
Appleton's Cyclopedia Biography citing the volunteer editor
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities
with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
welcomes editing and additions to the
biographies. To become this site's editor or a contributor
or e-mail Virtualology here.
MYERS, Peter Hamilton, author, born in Herkimer, New York, 4 August, 1812; died in Brooklyn, New York, 30 October, 1878. He lived in Auburn, New York, in early life, educated himself, and became a lawyer in Brooklyn. In 1841 he delivered a poem on "Science" before a society in Hobart college. He wrote several prize stories, and American historical romances, including " The First of the Knickerbockers, a Tale of 1673" (New York, 1848) ; "The Young Patroon, or Christmas in 1690" (1849) ; "The King of the Hurons," republished in England as "Blanche Montaigne" (1856) ; and "The Prisoner of the Border, a Tale of 1838" (1857).
This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected,
associated with or authorized by the individual, family,
friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or
the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated
sites that are related to this subject will be hyper
linked below upon submission
and Evisum, Inc. review.
Please join us in our mission to incorporate America's Four United Republics discovery-based curriculum into the classroom of every primary and secondary school in the United States of America by July 2, 2026, the nation’s 250th birthday. , the United States of America: We The
People. Click Here