James McHenry (novelist)
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James McHenry (December 20, 1785 – July 21, 1845) was an American writer, physician, and diplomat.
He was born at Larne, Ireland and was educated in Dublin and Glasgow, In 1817 he emigrated to the United States and took up residence in Philadelphia, where he practised medicine. He was appointed in 1842 as United States counsel at Derry.
- 1820. The Usurper: an Historical Tragedy.
- 1823. The Wilderness.
- 1824. O'Halloran, or the Insurgent.
- 1830. The Betrothed of Wyoming
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Hamilton, Thomas (1893). "McHenry, James". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 35. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- Blanc, Robert E. (1939). James McHenry (1785–1845) Playwright and novelist. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania.
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