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Pseudonym of US author Charles Adams (? -? ), whose sf Satire on antebellum America, The Adventures of My Cousin Smooth; Or, the Little Quibbles of Great Governments (1856), though allegorized as a series of letters to Uncle Sam, does feature a voyage in a Balloon at such a speed that the Sun is overtaken. [JC]
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
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