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Newcomb, Cyrus F

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(1831-1905) US author presumed to have written The Book of Algoonah: Being a Concise Account of the History of the Early People of the Continent of America, Known as Mound Builders (1884) anonymous, a Prehistoric SF tale in which America is colonized by Assyrians and other explorers from the Middle-East; their culture boasts some elements of advanced science and Technology, but is eventually submerged. There has been speculation that Algoonah was written by J M Hanks, but evidence is scanty. [JC]

Cyrus Flint Newcomb

born Boston, Massachusetts: 13 August 1831

died Durango,Colorado: 13 January 1905

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