Born in rural Chester County, Pennsylvania, Bayard Taylor's ancestors were Quakers with ties to William Penn.
Joseph and His Friend was serialized in The Atlantic Monthly beginning in January 1870 and continuing through December 1870. It was also published as a novel by the New York firm of G. P. Putnam & Sons.
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