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Random Notes of Boston (Illustrated Edition) Henry P. Dowst

Random Notes of Boston (Illustrated Edition)

Henry P. Dowst

Published January 23rd 2009
ISBN : 9781409939405
Paperback
72 pages
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Henry Payson Dowst (1876-1921) was an American novelist and short-story writer. After his graduation from Harvard in 1899 he devoted himself to the writing of fiction and advertisement. He was the General Manager of the Boston publishing houseMoreHenry Payson Dowst (1876-1921) was an American novelist and short-story writer. After his graduation from Harvard in 1899 he devoted himself to the writing of fiction and advertisement. He was the General Manager of the Boston publishing house Maynard & Co. In 1916 he worked for a New York advertising agency, Frank Seaman, Inc., where he remained until his death. Dowst was a prolific contributor of short stories and novelettes to magazines like The Saturday Evening Post, Peoples Favorite Magazine, and Argosy All-Story Weekly. At least one of his stories was co-authored with his wife Margaret Starr Dowst whom he married in 1900. Some of his short stories and novels were filmed. Dowst died at the age of 45 at the very height of his writing career. Amongst his works are: Random Notes of Boston (1913), Radcliffe College (1913), Bostwicks Budget (1920) and The Man from Ashaluna (1920).