22 March 2007
1850 Census--Nathaniel Hawthorne
We haven't searched for Hester Pyrnne (yet), but Nathaniel Hawthorne is listed as a forty-something author in the 1850 census.
He's living in Stockbridge, Mass, with his family.
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