Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). 1804- Born in Salem MA. Early Influences. 6 th generation of Puritan settlers to New England; strict religious upbringing Great grandfather John Hawthorne… one of 3 judges who presided over the Salem Witch Trials of the late 17 th century
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
-fan of both early gothic writing [Frankenstein] and the sketches of Washington Irving
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Henry David Thoreau
Two years before his death, he begins to age suddenly: hair turns pure white; handwriting changes; suffers frequent nosebleeds.
Begins to obsessively write “64” on scraps of paper, much to the horror of friends and family.
Dies on a hiking trip in New Hampshire with Franklin Pierce. Buried on Author’s Ridge in the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, Massachusetts.