Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(? -? ) US author – his identity is uncertain – of an early American example of Proto SF, A Flight to the Moon; or, The Vision of Randalthus (1813); though it is an angel which transports the protagonist to the Moon in what turns out to be a dream. Randalthus's observations are rationalist within that frame, and include speculations on Evolution and the death of the Sun, which he also visits. [JC]
- A Flight to the Moon; or, The Vision of Randalthus (Baltimore, Maryland: A Miltenberger, 1813) [hb/]
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