Characterized as an "eccentric literary man not without a spice of genius," William North was born in England and eventually settled in New York City (W. Rossetti 48-49).
A thorough obituary of William North.
This obituary comments on the dramatic nature of North's death, stating that "[a] more determined and deliberate suicide has never been committed." The article states that, during his two years in the United States, "he has written several large volumes of tales, essays and poetry -- all of which have appeared in the leading magazines and periodicals and been extensively copied."
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