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Richard Penn Smith


Richard Penn Smith
Henry Simpson, The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased
899-900 (Philadelphia: William Brotherhead, 1859)

Richard Penn Smith
Early American Fiction
University of Virginia

Early Drama, 1756-1860: The Philadelphia Group

Col. Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas


William Penn Smith, The Deluge, a Demi-Serious Poem, Canto the First (Philadelphia, 1830) [online text]


Richard Penn Smith, Lafitte, or, The Baratarian Chief, an American Tale & The Sea Voyage (Hamilton: Williams, Orton, 1830)

_______________, The Actress of Padua, and Other Tale (Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836)

_______________, Caius Marius: A Tragedy (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1968)(Neda McFadden Westlake ed. & intro.)

________________, The Deformed, or, Woman's Trial, a Play, in Five Acts (Philadelphia: C. Alexander, 1830)

________________, The Eighth of January, A Drama in Three Acts (Philadelphia: Neal & Mackenzie, 1829)

________________, The Miscellaneous Works of the Late Richard Penn Smith (Philadelphia: H.W. Smith, 1856)(collected by his son, Horace W. Smith) [online text]

Bruce McCullough, The Life and Writings of Richard Penn Smith, with a reprint of his play, "The Deformed," 1830 (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Pub. Co., 1917) [online text]

Ralph H. Ware & H. W. Schoenberger (eds.), The Sentinels and Other Plays (Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1941)(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1965)


Bruce Welker McCullough, The Life and Writings of Richard Penn Smith (Menasha, Wisconsin: George Banta Publishing Company, 1917)