Washington irving

Washington irving was a very smart educated man in the 1800s he studied law and was writting very essays.  Irving collected alot of stories and essays under his sketch book in 1819.  Irving was serving as the us ammabassordor before making writing his career.  He argued for laws to protect writers work.  Washington irving was btter known for his comic work.  Ivng as once best selling author and he was ambassord for spain.  Also seceratry of the Us legation in london.   Washington irving was born april 3 1783 in manhattan newyork and died in 1859 in tarrytown newyork.  His famous short stories are the legend of sleepy hollow ,rip van winkle the devil and tom walker , kidd the pirate. 

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