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Swingin Round the Cirkle (Illustrated Edition) David Ross Locke

Swingin Round the Cirkle (Illustrated Edition)

David Ross Locke

Published in Lockes own newspaper the Weekly Blade from 1861 until 1887 they were loved
ISBN : 9781409940326
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David Ross Locke (1833-1888), who also wrote under the pseudonym Petroleum V. Nasby, was an American journalist and early political commentator during the American Civil War. He worked on several newspapers including the Democrat, the PittsburghMoreDavid Ross Locke (1833-1888), who also wrote under the pseudonym Petroleum V. Nasby, was an American journalist and early political commentator during the American Civil War. He worked on several newspapers including the Democrat, the Pittsburgh Chronicle, the Toledo Blade, the Plymouth Herald and the Bucyrus Journal. Locke was in Bucyrus, when the Civil War broke out. He is most famous for the Nasby Letters. Written in the semi-literate spelling used by other humourists of the time, they were intended to rally support for the Union cause. Published in Lockes own newspaper the Weekly Blade from 1861 until 1887 they were loved by many including Abraham Lincoln. Several collections were published including The Nasby Papers (1864). Other works include: Divers Views, Opinions, and Prophecies of Yoors Trooly (1866), Swingin Round the Cirkle (1867), The Struggles - Social, Financial and Political, of Petroleum V. Nasby (1872), Eastern Fruit on Western Dishes: The Morals of Abou Ben Adhem (1875), Ekkoes from Kentucky (1875), Inflation at the Cross Roads (1875), Nasby on Inflation (1875), A Paper City (1878) and Nasby in Exile (1882).