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Relationships of Greeley, Horace

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Benton, Joel (1832-1911)

"His admiration for Horace Greeley led him back in 1872 to the editor's chair, in support of Greeley's presidential campaign." He also published a book about Greeley, titled Greeley on Lincoln in 1893.

Butler, William Allen (1825-1902)

Greeley's next door neighbor was William Allen Butler.

Clemenceau, Georges (1841-1928)

Clemenceau saw Horace Greeley as "the perfect type of a political journalist, enterprising and clean, struggling for the enlightenment of the masses, firmly advocating well-defined principles."

Congdon, Charles Taber (1821-1891)

Of the mystique surrounding Greeley and the Tribune among devoted followers of the paper around 1861, Congdon remarked upon the popular impression that Greeley edited every word that was printed in the paper, "including shipping news."

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)

Emerson describes how the Pfaffians were crazy about Greeley and ignored Emerson once Greeley entered the room.

Halpine, Charles Graham (1829-1868)

Halpine was one of Greeley's "great favorites." Greeley ran for President in 1872; Halpine's the Flaunting Lie had been popularly misattributed to him and was used against him by Southern politicians.

Kellogg, Clara Louise (1842-1916)

Kellogg sang at Greeley's funeral, and knew him briefly before he died. Greeley's last words were spoken to her.

Whitman, Walt (1819-1892)

Whitman shared Greeley's opinion that the Crystal Palace Exhibition was "a thing to be seen once in a lifetime."


Andrews, Stephen Pearl (1812-1886)

Greeley and Andrews engaged in brutal public debate through the letters column of the Tribune. Greeley strongly disagreed with Andrews' anarchistic/Utopian ideals.


Andrews, Stephen Pearl (1812-1886)

Brisbane, Albert (1809-1890)

Greeley worked for a while with Clapp and Brisbane to try to "popularize the doctrines of Fourier and socialism."

"When Brisbane returned to America, his energetic and persistent propagandizing--boosted immeasurably by Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune--created a burst of Fourierist activity in the northern states almost overnight."

Clapp helped Brisbane and Greeley "introduce Fourier's social theories in America."

Clapp, Henry Jr. (1814-1875)

Clapp had worked for a while with Horace Greeley in trying to popularize the doctrines of Fourier and Socialism.

Clapp helped Brisbane and Greeley "introduce Fourier's social theories in America."

Congdon, Charles Taber (1821-1891)

Halpine, Charles Graham (1829-1868)

Halpine was a "great favorite" of Horace Greeley and he worked under him at the Tribune.

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)

Greeley helped Poe buy Briggs out of the Broadway Journal.

Taylor, Bayard (1825-1878)

Taylor worked as the literary editor for Greeley's Tribune (51)


Clapp, Henry Jr. (1814-1875)

Clapp's opinion of Greeley was as follows: "He is a self-made man who worships his creator."

Winter states that Clapp knew Greeley well, and the two men were in Paris at the same time. Clapp described Greeley as "a self-made man that worships his creator."

Kellogg, Clara Louise (1842-1916)

Kellogg sang I know that my Redeemer liveth at Horace Greeley's funeral and that, during his final days, Greeley spoke of Kellogg as one of the most remarkable women he had known.

Stedman, Edmund Clarence (1833-1908)

Derby reprints Stedman's poetic tribute to Greeley.