Joseph Holt Ingraham eBooks
Ingraham was born in 1809 in Portland, Maine. He spent several years at sea, then worked as a teacher of languages in Mississippi. In the 1840s he published work in Arthur's Magazine. He became an Episcopal clergyman on March 7, 1852. In Natchez, Ingraham married Mary Brooks, a cousin of Phillips Brooks. Under the pen-name F. Clinton Barrington he wrote stories for popular publications like Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. Ingraham died in 1860, at the age of 51, in Holly Springs, Mississippi from an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound in the vestibule of his church.