Holford, Castello N

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(1845-1905) US author of Aristopia: A Romance-History of the New World (1895), an Alternate History, a very early example of the form in English: the first white settlers in Virginia, having discovered an enormous deposit of gold, use their wealth to ensure the success of their colony, which they turn into a Utopia destined to take over America in the twentieth century. [JC]

Castello Newton Holford

born Beetown, Wisconsin: 7 December 1845

died Washington Asylum Hospital: 29 May 1905

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