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Nathaniel Hawthorne

One of the great American authors of the 19th century, Nathaniel Hawthorne grew up in New England and published his first novel, Fanshawe, in 1828. Though he went on to help lay the foundations of the…

Brewer's: Hawthorn

in florology, means “Good Hope,” because it shows the winter is over and spring is at hand. The Athenian girls used to crown themselves with hawthorn flowers at weddings, and th…

Brewer's: Nathaniel

(Sir). A grotesque curate in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Nation of GentlemenNastrond A B C D E F G H I J K …

Nigel Hawthorne 2001 Deaths

Nigel Hawthorne Age: 72 British film, television, and stage actor who earned an international following for his portrayal of the domineering Sir Humphrey Appleby in Yes, Minister, a 1980s Brit…

Nathaniel CHIPMAN

Senate Years of Service: 1797-1803Party: FederalistCHIPMAN, Nathaniel, (brother of Daniel Chipman and grandfather of John Logan Chipman), a Senator from Vermont; born in Salisbury, Conn., Novem…

Nathaniel FOLSOM

FOLSOM, Nathaniel, a Delegate from New Hampshire; born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., September 18, 1726; attended the public schools; served in the French and Indian Wars as a captain in …

Nathaniel MACON

Senate Years of Service: 1815-1828Party: Democratic Republican; Crawford Republican; JacksonianMACON, Nathaniel, (uncle of Willis Alston and Micajah Thomas Hawkins, and great-grandfatherof Char…

Nathaniel HAZARD

HAZARD, Nathaniel, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Newport, R.I., in 1776; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1792; member of the State house of representativ…

Nathaniel RUGGLES

RUGGLES, Nathaniel, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Roxbury, Mass., November 11, 1761; pursued preparatory studies; was graduated from Harvard University in 1781; studied law; was …

Nathaniel ALBERTSON

ALBERTSON, Nathaniel, a Representative from Indiana; born in Fairfax, Fairfax County, Va., June 10, 1800; moved to Salem, Washington County, Ind., and engaged in agricultural pursuits; member o…