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American novelist, short story writer and poet.

Birth:
01 Aug 1819 1
New York, New York 1
Death:
28 Sep 1891 1
New York, New York 1
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Herman Melville
Herman Melville
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Painting of Herman Melville
Painting of Herman Melville
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Small note in the Chicago Tribune about Melville's death in which Rev. Titu
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Chicago Tribune correcting and error in which Herman Melville was referred
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Description of Melville from an 1849 passport application
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Description of Melville from his 1856 passport application.
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Another 1849 Passport application with description, address, etc.
Crew List for the Acushnet, December 1840
Crew List for the Acushnet, December 1840
At 21, Herman Melville signed on as crew on the Acushnet. In July 1842 he deserted at Nukahiva, one of the Marquesas Islands.

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Birth:
01 Aug 1819 1
New York, New York 1
male 1
Death:
28 Sep 1891 1
New York, New York 1
Cause: "cardiac dilation" 1
Physical Description:
Height: 5 feet 8 inches 2
Eye Color: Blue 2
Hair Color: Dark Brown 2
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Birth:
Mother: Maria Gansevoort Melville 1
Father: Allan Melville 1
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Author 1
Category:
American Author 1

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