Patrick S. Casserly
|Patrick Sarsfield Casserly|
|Born||Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland|
|Died||April 30, 1847
New York City
|Children||Patrick Sarsfield Casserly (died 14 Oct 1850), Eugene Casserly, George W. Casserly|
Patrick Sarsfield Casserly was an Irish scholar and educator.
He was associate editor of the "New York Weekly Register." He translated the "Sublime and Beautiful" of Longinus, and "Of the Little Garden of Roses and Valley of Lillies" of Thomas a Kempis; edited Jacob's "Greek Reader" (1836), of which sixteen editions were published, and a textbook on Latin Prosody (1845), which is still extensively used in classical schools, and wrote and published a pamphlet entitled "New England Critics and New York Editors", in reply to an article in the "North American Review" on the merits of certain Greek class-books.
He was father of US senator Eugene Casserly.