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William D’Arcy Haley

William D’Arcy Halley (1828 – 1890), an English born American author, was a Unitarian minister who penned the story of a caring nurseryman, John Chapman, who became a folk hero known as Johnny Appleseed. His story was published in Harper’s Magazine in November, 1871. Haley trekked quite a distance himself, born in Derbyshire, England, he died in Santa Clara, California.

Short Stories

  • Johnny Appleseed