1858 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Henry Pickering

Samuel Austin Allibone, Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1858-71) 2:1590.



Henry Pickering, 1781-1838, third son of Col. Timothy Pickering of the Revolution, and a native of Newburg, New York, was for some time a merchant in Salem, Mass., and subsequently removed to the city of New York, in which place, and in various portions of the State, he resided until his decease. He was the author of a number of poetical compositions, specimens of which will be found in Duyckinck's Cyc. of Amer. Lit., ii. 26.