12/31/1779 - 07/12/1849
Writer and humorist; early life as merchant and insurance broker; novels of contemporary manners, historical fiction and plays; wrote the parody Rejected Addresses with his brother; James (1809); wrote occasional comic verse and prose for London Magazine and New Monthly Magazine. See ODNB.
(Also in the Wellesley Index.)
Contributed to Punch in 1895. (Not the famous Horace Smith from earlier in the century)