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Five Fascinating Facts about Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fun facts from the life of the great nineteenth-century American writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne 1. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s great-great-grandfather, John Hathorne, was one of the judges at the Salem witch trials. Nathaniel added the ‘w’ to his family name in an attempt to distance himself from this controversial ancestry. The young Hathorne – […]