Strangers to Us All Lawyers and Poetry

Peter Hamilton Myers

New York

Brooklyn, New York lawyer; born in New York; author of historical romances.

P. Hamilton Myers
Albert Johannsen, Beadle and Adams Dime Novel Digitization Project

Peter Hamilton Myers
Early American Fiction
University of Virginia


P. Hamilton Myers, Ensenore. A Poem (New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1840) [online text]

______________, Science (Geneva, New York: Stow & Frazee, 1841)(a poem delivered before the Euglossian Society of Geneva College, August 4, 1841)


P. Hamilton Myers, Bell Brandon and the Withered Fig Tree (Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, 1851)

______________, Ellen Welles, or, The Siege of Fort Stanwix a Tale of the Revolution (Rome: W.O. M'Clure, 1848)

______________, The Emigrant Squire (Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, 1853) [online text]

______________, The First of the Knickerbockers: A Tale of 1673 (New York: G. P. Putnam, 1848) [online text]

______________, The Young Patron, or Christmas in 1690. A Tale in New York (New York: George P. Putnam, 1849) [online text]

______________, The Great Mogul (New York: Street & Smith, 1878)

______________, The King of the Hurons (New York: Putnam, 1850) [online text]

______________, The Miser's Heir, or, The Young Millionaire (Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, 1854)

______________, Nick Doyle, the Gold-hunter A Tale of California (New York: Beadle and Company, 1870)

______________, The Prisoner of the Border, A Tale of 1838 (New York: Derby & Jackson, 1857) [online text]

______________, Thrilling Adventures of the Prisoner of the Border (New York: Derby & Jackson, 1860) [online text]

______________, The Young Patroon, or, Christmas in 1690, A Tale of New York (New York: George P. Putnam, 1849) [online text]

Site of Fort Stanwix

[Benson J. Lossing, The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution
(New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851)]

[Used with permission of the Florida Center for Instructional Technology]