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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
American humourist, born at Albany, New York; went to California at 15; tried various occupations, mining, school-mastering, printing, and literary sketching, when he got on the staff of a newspaper, and became eventually first editor of the Overland Monthly , in the columns of which he established his reputation as a humourist by the publication of the "Heathen Chinee" and other humorous productions, such as "The Luck of Roaring Camp"; he wields a prolific pen, and all he writes is of his own original coinage; b . 1839.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Harte, Bret'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/harte-bret.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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