James Thomas Fields
American writer and publisher
James Thomas Fields
James Thomas Fields was an American publisher, editor, and poet.
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Crime report for September 7 - Laurinburg Exchange
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LAURINBURG – James Fields, 24, of 410 Maple St., was arrested Sunday under a warrant for one count of communicating threats, one count of unauthorized use of conveyance, and one count of assault on a female, according to a sheriff's report
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• Pioneer netters continue to improve - Reporter-Times
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At 1 singles, Kevin Mull, a senior, defeated Pioneer senior James Fields 6-3, 6-1. “The match was a lot closer than the scores show,” said Fields, a deadly 3-point shooter on the boys' basketball team. “He (Mull) plays all year
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• Artesians fall to Pioneers on hard court - Reporter-Times
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1 singles, Bry Howard lost to James Fields 0-6, 1-6. The most competitive match of the day was at No. 2 singles in which Jacob Sheifer fell to Nick Heidorn 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 (4-7). At No. 3 singles Cameron Adamson lost to Alec Hallgarth 6-7 (7-3), 1-6
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Volusia County public records for Aug. 30, 2011 - Daytona Beach News-Journal
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... burglary of a structure/conveyance; Derek William Grahn, 25, Port Orange, burglary of a structure/conveyance, possession of burglary tools, tampering with evidence; Kenneth James Fields, 33, Port Orange, accessory after the fact; Ryan J. Carey, 24,
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1 in 4 Nashville Area Companies to Make the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 List are EO ... - CisionWire (press release)
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EO Nashville member companies who made the Inc. 500|5000 list are: Concept Technology, Inc. (#2516), James Fields, Founder and President Document Solutions, Inc. (#1662), Tom Turner, Co-Founder and President
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Kenneth F. Beach - Newzjunky.com
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Surviving are a step son and his wife, Frank and Sharon Dean, Watertown; cousins, Kay (Fields) Spooner, Bridgeport, NY, Bonnie (Fields) Bartosek, Mexico, NY, and James Fields, Oakridge, NC; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren
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ELECTION 2012: Dems, GOP weigh merits of early primary - Cullman Times Online
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... riding a wave of straight-party voting that toppled the likes of then-sheriff Tyler Roden and three-term Senator and Majority Leader Zeb Little, as well as other seemingly well-liked incumbents such as James Fields and Gary Murphree
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Man caught after jumping in river during courthouse escape - WKYT
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Deputies say James Fields bolted while he was being escorted from the courthouse back to jail. He was handcuffed in the front. Fields is facing attempted murder charges for trying to kill two people with a machete last month
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Man facing new charges after outburst in court - WYMT
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Officials say 40 year old James Fields began yelling at a judge after a motion was denied to dismiss attempted murder charges and his girlfriend was asked to leave the court room. Fields is now being held in contempt of court for 150 days and his case
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Man appears in court on attempted murder charges - WYMT
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40 year old James Fields says it was just an accident and he didn't mean to hurt his brother or his brother's girlfriend. Sheriff Colan Harrell disagrees and says the attack was enough to merit an attempted murder charge
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Man faces attempted murder charges - Times Tribune of Corbin
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James Fields, 40, is charged with two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of attempted murder and second-degree fleeing or evading police, according to Whitley County Detention Center records. Police said Fields attacked a man and a woman with a
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Elderly man charged with arson - WAVE
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According to investigators, James Fields told them he believed the manager of his mobile home park on Autumn Lake Drive in Valley Station stole his keys. So police say Fields poured an accelerant on his manager's office door and set it on fire
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Pioneers in Paradise - TriCities.com
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It was erected by William Rodefer and James Fields, master builders of Abingdon, Virginia. As a side note, and especially for my Abingdon readers, I will here state that the Abingdon homes of both these builders are still standing
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Skowhegan District Court - Morning Sentinel
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James Fields, 22, Pittsfield, violating condition of release, June 12, 2011, in Pittsfield; 48-hour jail sentence. David C. Flood, 45, Pittsfield, violating condition of release, May 30, 2011, in Fairfield; 14-day jail sentence
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Pearland's plan to annex land put on hold - Ultimate Pearland
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"Most of them could not have taken place if we were annexed last year," said James Fields, field and land manager for Denbury, citing the city's noise restrictions. City Manager Bill Eisen told council members on June 13 that he expects to be able to
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Hardin County Sheriff's Blotter, June 21st, 2011 - Midsouthnewz
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Hardin County, TN - On Monday, June 13th, James Fields, 36, of 1290 Three Wheeler Drive was arrested and charged with Mfg/Del/Sale/Poss Schedule II Narcotic. Counce, TN - On Sunday, June 5th, deputies received a call from James Brock of 197 Huckleberry
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H-H's James name Intell athlete of week - phillyBurbs.com
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Hatboro-Horsham Softball third baseman Chrissy James and daughter of HH Athletic Director and former softball coach Lou James fields the ball during practice. The team is getting ready for the state championship game Friday. Posted: Monday, June 20,
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'Trailer Trash Karaoke Death Match' set for Saturday - Tulsa World
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"Of all the shows we've done," said James Fields, the creator of the Ultimate Murder Mystery, "this one is the closest to be a pure comedy. There's nothing scary or dark about it. And the actors just love doing it, because the characters and the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of James Thomas Fields
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1881
    Age 63
    In January 1881, he gave what would be his final public lecture, coincidentally at the Mercantile Library Association, the organization which hosted his first public reading.
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  • 1879
    Age 61
    In May 1879, Fields suffered a brain hemorrhage and collapsed before a scheduled lecture at Wellesley College.
    More Details Hide Details By autumn he seemed to have recovered.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1871
    Age 53
    On New Year's Day, 1871, Fields announced his retirement at a small gathering of friends.
    More Details Hide Details No longer involved with editorial duties, he then devoted himself to lecturing and writing. He also edited, with Edwin Percy Whipple, A Family Library of British Poetry (1878). Fields became increasingly popular as a lecturer throughout the 1870s.
  • 1868
    Age 50
    In 1868 the business became Fields, Osgood, and Company, recognizing James R. Osgood.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1864
    Age 46
    On November 12, 1864, he sold the Old Corner Bookstore and moved Ticknor and Fields to 124 Tremont Street.
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    Ticknor died in 1864, leaving Fields the senior partner for the firm.
    More Details Hide Details Fields was less concerned with the retail store owned by the company and wanted to focus on publishing.
    After Hawthorne's death in 1864, Fields served as a pallbearer for his funeral alongside Bronson Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edwin Percy Whipple.
    More Details Hide Details In 1867, he performed the same role after the death of Nathaniel Parker Willis, along with Holmes, Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, and Samuel Gridley Howe.
  • 1861
    Age 43
    Ticknor and Fields purchased The Atlantic Monthly for $10,000 and, about two years later in May 1861, Fields took over the editorship from Lowell.
    More Details Hide Details At a New Year's Eve party in 1865, he met William Dean Howells and 10 days later offered him a position as assistant editor of the Atlantic. Howells accepted but was somewhat dismayed by Fields's close supervision.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1854
    Age 36
    In 1854, Fields married Annie Adams, who was an author herself.
    More Details Hide Details Mrs. Fields was instrumental in helping Mr. Fields establish literary salons at their home at 37 Charles Street in Boston, where they entertained many well-known writers. One such writer was Nathaniel Hawthorne.
  • 1850
    Age 32
    He maintained a close friendship with her family and, on March 13, 1850, married her 18-year-old sister Eliza Willard at Boston's Federal Street Church.
    More Details Hide Details Also sick with tuberculosis, she died on July 13, 1851. Grief-stricken, he left the United States for a time and traveled to Europe.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1844
    Age 26
    Sometime in 1844, Fields was engaged to Mary Willard, a local woman six years younger than him.
    More Details Hide Details Before they could be married, she died of tuberculosis on April 17, 1845.
  • 1839
    Age 21
    In 1839, he joined William Ticknor and became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1845 as Ticknor and Fields.
    More Details Hide Details Ticknor oversaw the business side of the firm while Fields was its literary expert. He became known for being likable, for his ability to find creative talent, and for his ability to promote authors and win their loyalty. With this company, Fields became the publisher of leading contemporary American writers, with whom he was on terms of close personal friendship. He was also the American publisher of some of the best-known British writers of his time, some of whom he also knew intimately. The company paid royalties to these British authors, including Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray, at a time when other American publishers pirated the works of those authors. The first collected edition of Thomas de Quincey's works (20 vols., 1850–1855) was published by his firm. Ticknor and Fields built their company to have a substantial influence in the literary scene which writer and editor Nathaniel Parker Willis acknowledged in a letter to Fields: "Your press is the announcing-room of the country's Court of Poetry."
  • TEENAGE
  • 1837
    Age 19
    His first published poetry was included in the Portsmouth Journal in 1837 but he drew more attention when, on September 13, 1838, he delivered his "Anniversary Poem" to the Boston Mercantile Library Association.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1817
    Born
    He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on December 31, 1817 and named James Field; the family later added the "s".
    More Details Hide Details His father was a sea captain and died before Fields was three. He and his brother were raised by their mother and her siblings, their aunt Mary and uncle George. At the age of 14, Fields took a job at the Old Corner Bookstore in Boston as an apprentice to publishers Carter and Hendee.
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