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Selected Poetry of Ernest Howard Crosby (1856-1907)

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Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. How He Died

Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: Ernest Howard
Family name: Crosby
Birth date: 4 November 1856
Death date: 3 January 1907
Nationality: American
Family relations
          father: Howard Crosby
          mother: Margaret Evertson Givan
          wife: Fanny Kendall Schieffelin (from 1881)
          daughter: Margaret Eleanor Schieffelin Crosby
          daughter: Maunsell Schieffelin Crosby
          Mohegan Lake School
          New York University to 1876
          Columbia University (law degree) to 1878
          Lawyer: 1878 to 1889
          Legislator: 1887 to 1889
          Judge: 1889 to 1894
          New York (Manhattan): 1856
          Alexandria, Egypt: 1889 to 1894
First RPO edition: 2004