The New Student's Reference Work/Mitchell, Donald Grant

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The New Student's Reference Work (1914)
Mitchell, Donald Grant

Mitch′ell, Donald Grant, American novelist and essayist, was born at Norwich, Conn., April 12, 1822. His college course was taken at Yale, and his law studies in New York city. He wrote under the name of Ik Marvel. In 1853 he was appointed United States consul at Venice, and in 1868 became editor of the Atlantic Monthly. His best-known works are Dream Life, Reveries of a Bachelor, My Farm at Edgewood, Wet Days at Edgewood, Doctor Johns, English Lands, Letters and Kings and American Lands and Letters. He died on Dec, 15, 1908