John Aylmer Dorgan
"A lawyer and verse writer of Philadelphia, whose
only publication was a collection of verse entitled Studies."
[Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors 102 (Boston:
Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899)][Dorgan was born and died in
Philadelphia. See W. Stewart Wallace, A Dictionary
of North American Authors 124 (Toronto: The Ryerson Press,
1951). Dorgan was born on January 12, 1836, and died January 1,
1867. He wrote for the Atlantic Monthly and other priodicals.
Library of the World's Best Literature,
Ancient and Modern 149 (New York: J.A. Hill & Co., 1902)(online
text). Dorgan practiced law in Philadelphia.
John Aylmer Dorgan, Studies (Philadelphia: Yeakel, 1862)(Philadelphia: C.H. Marot, 2nd ed., 1864)(Philadelphia: C.H. Marot,
3d ed., 1866) [online text]