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Relationships of Pearsall, Robert

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Clapp, Henry Jr. (1814-1875)

Gunn writes how Clapp swindled money out of Pearsall to help fund the Saturday Press.

Gunn recounted that Pearsall "had his name printed in conjunction with Clapp's as 'editor and proprietor'" (140).

Described as "one of the owners of the Saturday Press."


Clare, Ada (1836-1874)

Pearsall is referred to as "Lord Pierceall, Troubadour to Her Majesty" Ada Clare, the "Queen of Bohemia" (2).

Gunn writes that Pearsall was engaged to marry Clare (139-40).

"Robert W. Pearsall, Jr., . . . one of the owners of the Saturday Press, has persuaded [Ada Clare] to stop sowing any more wild oats and marry him."