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Nathaniel Parker Willis
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The Scholar of Thibet. - Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (1919)
Nathaniel Parker Willis
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Unseen Spirits. - Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (1919)


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Born: January 20, 1806

Died: January 20, 1867 (aged 61)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author

Bio: Nathaniel Parker Willis, also known as N. P. Willis, was an American author, poet and editor who worked with several notable American writers including Edgar Allan Poe and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He became the highest-paid magazine writer of his day. For a time, he was the employer of former slave and future writer Harriet Jacobs.

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