Dawes, Rufus (M)

b. 1803. d. 1859. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet and editor. Born in Boston, Mass. Son of Thomas Dawes, a judge. Attended Harvard College, where he studied law. Edited *The Emerald* (Baltimore). Author of *The Valley of the Nashaway, and Other Poems* (1830) and *Geraldine, Athenia of Damascus, and Miscellaneous Poems* (1839). Biographical information: *Specimens of American Poetry*, edited by Samuel Kettell, S. G. Goodrich and Co., 1829, vol. 3, p. 215; *The Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography*, vol. 2, William Mackenzie, [1857], p. 43.; VIAF. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Spirit of Beauty 1841-01-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5247
Stanzas 1847-02-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5905