Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.

(1815-1882)
   Miscellaneous writer, s. of the above, ed. at Harvard, but on his eyesight giving way shipped as a common sailor, and gave his experiences in Two Years before the Mast (1840). Called to the Bar in 1840, he became an authority on maritime law. Other books by him are The Seaman's Friend (1841), and Vacation Voyage to Cuba (1859).

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  • Dana, Richard Henry — born Aug. 1, 1815, Cambridge, Mass., U.S. died Jan. 6, 1882, Rome, Italy U.S. writer and lawyer. Dana left Harvard College because of weakened eyesight and shipped out as a common sailor; after regaining his health, he returned and became a… …   Universalium

  • Dana, Richard Henry — (1 ago. 1815, Cambridge, Mass., EE.UU.–6 ene. 1882, Roma, Italia). Escritor y abogado estadounidense. Dana abandonó el Harvard College debido a una afección ocular, y se hizo a la mar como marinero raso. Luego de recobrar la salud, volvió a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dana,Richard Henry — Da·na (dāʹnə), Richard Henry. 1815 1882. American lawyer and writer best known for his Two Years Before the Mast (1840), an account of his voyage from Boston to California around Cape Horn. * * * …   Universalium

  • DANA, RICHARD HENRY —    1) an American poet and critic; editor of the North American Review, author of the Dying Raven, the Buccaneer, and other poems (1787 1879).    2) a son of the preceding, lawyer; author of Two Years before the Mast (1815 1882) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dana, Richard Henry — (1787 1879)    Novelist and critic, b. at Camb., Mass., was called to the Bar in 1817. Among his novels are Tom Thornton and Paul Felton, both somewhat violent and improbable tales, and his poems, which are better, include The Buccaneer (1827),… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Richard Henry Dana, jr. — Richard Henry Dana, Jr., 1842 Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (* 1. August 1815 in Cambridge, Massachusetts; † 6. Januar 1882 in Rom) war ein amerikanischer Jurist, Politiker und Schriftsteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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