1829 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Daniel Bryan

Samuel Kettell, in Specimens of American Poetry (1829) 2:331.



DANIEL BRYAN is a native of Virginia, and has been a senator in the legislature of that state. He is, we understand, at present Post Master at Georgetown, D. C. He wrote The Mountain Muse, published some years since, and has been more recently known as the author of The Lay of Gratitude, a volume of verses on the reception of Lafayette, and The Appeal for suffering Genius, written to obtain charity for the "Boston Bard."