Kerr, Artemus P

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(1851-?1901) US author of a spoof sf Satire, The Lost Tribes and the Land of Nod: An Original Natural Gas Story (1897 chap), whose narrator, after a Fantastic Voyage to an Island where he finds a Lost World containing the Lost Tribes of Israel and starts an industrial revolution. [JC]

Artemus P Kerr

born Rossville, Indiana: 15 February 1851

died 20 August 1901 [but Ward appears in Indianapolis street directories up to 1920, casting doubt on this date]

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