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Full Name: Robert Louis Stevenson
Biography:
(1850-1894) Poet, writer. "Treasure Island" (1883), stayed at the Stevens Hotel on E. 11th Street in Manhattan in 1888. In the winter of 1887-88, Stevenson came to Saranac Lake seeking treatment for tuberculosis. During the winter he worked on "The Master of Ballantrae" (1889).He collaborated with his stepson Lloyd Osbourne to write "The Wrong Box" (1889).
Author's Timeline:
1887 Essex County
Stevenson suffered from tuberculosis throughout his lifetime. In his search for a suitable climate he spent a year in Saranac Lake, New York, a village divided between Essex and Franklin Counties.  
1887 Franklin County
Stevenson suffered from tuberculosis throughout his lifetime. In his search for a suitable climate he spent a year in Saranac Lake, New York, a village divided between Essex and Franklin Counties.  
1888 New York County
Stayed in Manhattan, New York City, NY
Stevenson stayed at the Stevens Hotel on E. 11th Street in Manhattan in 1888. 
1850 (Unknown) County
Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. 
1894 (Unknown) County
Stevenson died of a cerebral hemorrhage at his home in what is now Samoa. 
1889 (Unknown) County
"The Wrong Box"
A novel written in collaboration with his stepson Lloyd Osbourne. 
1889 (Unknown) County
"The Master of Ballantrae"
 
1886 (Unknown) County
"Kidnapped"
 
1883 (Unknown) County
"Treasure Island "
A swashbuckling adventure story of a search for Captain Kidd's buried treasure. 

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