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Harris, Joseph T.


Biographical note

New York City publisher for the Gazette of the Union. He wrote serialized humorous and satirical pieces, including "Grundy's Initiation" in the Gazette of the Union (November 4, 1848).

Source: Bookseller's description, Ian Brabner, 2012.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ritooralism, or, The poor-traits of the K. Family manuscript

 Collection — Volume MS.2012.002
Scope and Contents

Bound manuscript written in 19th-century cursive script. Unpublished, satirical, anti-Catholic, fantasy narrative that is an extended allegory of the Ritualism controversy that gripped the Anglican and Protestant Episcopal churches in the late 19th century. The alternative title "The Ritooralists" and the name "Edward Cobblestone" (presumably a pseudonym) are crossed out on the title page.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: between 1850 and 1900