Bristed, Charles Astor
10/06/1820 - 01/14/1874
Trinity College, Cambridge; Yale University
Literary critic and writer on English university life; wrote over 200 articles in various periodicals including Fraser's Magazine; wrote The Upper Ten Thousand: Sketches of American Society (1852). See ODNB.
Percival, James Gates
09/15/1795 - 05/02/1856
Poet, medical doctor, and geologist; published collected poems in 1823; assisted Webster with American dictionary.
Willis, Nathaniel Parker
01/20/1806 - 01/20/1867
Poet and editor; foreign correspondent for the New York Mirror; wrote numerous books of sketches including Pencillings by the Way (1835), Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil (1845).