Pen Name: None
Born: 1848 in Birkenhead, England
Deceased: 1927 in Los Angeles, CA
Grierson lived in Sangamon County, Illinois for ten years. He also lived for a time in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Francis Grierson was born Benjamin Henry Jesse Francis Shepard - he took his mother's family name when he published Modern Mysticism in 1899. He was born on September 18, 1848, in the town of Birkenhead, across the Mersey River from Liverpool, England. Distressed by the widespread economic depression (which by 1850 had sent nearly 19,000 English settler to Illinois alone), his parents emigrated in 1849 and settled the same year in Sangamon County.
Abraham Lincoln - The Practical Mystic, Gale Group, 2008
The Valley of Shadows: Sangamon Sketches, University of Illinois Press, 1990
Celtic Temperament and Other Essays, Associated Faculty Press, Incorporated, 1970
Modern Mysticism; And Other Essays, Associated Faculty Press, Incorporated, 1970
Psycho Phone Messages (1921), Kessinger Publishing Company, 2010
The Humor Of The Underman And Other Essays (1911), Kessinger Publishing Company, 2010
The Invincible Alliance and Other Essays Political, Social and Literary, Kessinger Publishing Company, 2010
Modern Mysticism, BiblioBazaar, 2009
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Abraham Lincoln - The Practical Mystic
Release Date: 2008-06-30
Psycho Phone Messages (1921)
Release Date: 2010-09-10
Modern mysticism: and other essays
Release Date: 2009-10-03
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