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About the Author
Washington Irving, one of the first American authors to earn his living from writing, was born in 1783 and died in 1859.
Table of Contents
Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. -- Salmagundi -- A history of New York -- The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.