A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Curtis, George William

Curtis, George William (1824-1892).—American essayist, editor, and journalist, contributed to New York Tribune, and to Putnam's and Harper's monthlies, in which most of his books first appeared. Among these are Trumps, a story of New York life, Prue and I, Lotus-eating, and the Potiphar Papers. G. was also one of the finest American orators of his day.