Manuscript Group 381 Henry William Herbert [pseud Frank Forester], (1807-58), author Letters, 1839-54

381. HERBERT, HENRY WILLIAM [pseud. Frank Forester] (1807-58), author.

Letters, 1839-54. 8 items.

Chiefly remembered for his works on field sports, Herbert was

born in England. In 1831 he came to the United States and settled

in New York City. In 1845 he built a cottage in a wooded retreat

on the Passaic River near Newark, where he did much of his

writing. Herbert’s letter to Joseph P. Bradley, written on

December 1,1852, was published in the NJHS <1Proceedings,>1 n.s.,

12 (1927): 114-15.

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