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The Boston Miscellany

The Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion was a monthly literary and fashion magazine published in Boston, Massachusetts from 1842 to 1843.[1] It also published book reviews and music.[2]

The Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion
EditorNathan Hale, Jr.
EditorHenry Theodore Tuckerman
Year foundedJanuary 1, 1842
Final issueFebruary 1, 1843
Based inBoston, Massachusetts

The initial issue of The Boston Miscellany was published in January 1842, with Nathan Hale, Jr. (sone of the journalist Nathan Hale) as its editor. Henry Theodore Tuckerman served as editor in 1843.[3] The magazine was published by Bradbury, Soden & Co. It ceased publication after the 14th issue in February 1843.

Contributors to the magazine included Henry David Thoreau, Edward Everett, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edward Everett Hale, Nathaniel Parker Willis, Edgar Allan Poe, and Nathaniel Parker Willis. Sarah Hale, Nathan Hale's wife, translated tales from German into English that were published in the magazine.


  1. ^ "Women's Periodicals of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century, 1733-1844". EbscoHost. Retrieved 2019-06-16.
  2. ^ The Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion. Ams Press. 1842.
  3. ^ Tuckerman, Henry T.; Hale, Nathan (1842–1843). "The Boston miscellany of literature and fashion" – via Hathi Trust. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: date format (link)
  • Frank Luther Mott (1930). A History of American Magazines, 1741–1850 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press) pp. 100–103.