Library Of Southern Literature Volume 15; Biographical Dictionary Of Authors: Biographical…

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byEdwin Anderson Alderman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: ...was published during the same period by an unknown "Lady of Savannah" emanated from the pen of this same talented woman. It is certainly to be regretted that one so richly endowed with spiritual and mental graces should not only have ceased so early to write for publication, but should also have cloistered herself so completely from a world whose admiration for her genius is an undivided unit. LACY, J. HORACE. Writer. Va.. He published a number of interesting historical sketches. LADD, CATHERINE. Educator. Her maiden name was Stratton. She was born in Richmond, Va., October 28, 1809, and at the age of nineteen married G. W. Ladd, a portrait and miniature painter. For several years she conducted successfully a select school at Winnsborough, S.C. She also contributed stories and sketches to the popular magazines, besides an occasional poem of rare grace, and also advocated in the press the encouragement of white labor and of manufacturing industries in the South. She wrote under various pen-names. During the war, she gave her whole thought to the care of the sick and wounded soldiers. Her school property was destroyed by General Sherman, but she resumed teaching for a while after the war closed and then retired to a farm near Buckhcad, S.C. LADD, JOSEPH BROWN, physician and poet, was born at Newport, R.I., in 1764, but settled in Charleston, S.C., at the close of the Revolution and was killed in a duel which resulted from a newspaper controversy in 1786. He published in the year of his death a volume entitled 'The Poems of Arouet' (Charleston, 1786), and several years later his 'Literary Remains' were collected by his sister and introduced with a biographical sketch from the pen of W. B. Chittenden (New York, 1832). Many of his poems were inspired b...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: ...was published during the same period by an unknown "Lady of Savannah" emanated from the pen of this same talented woman. It is c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:278 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.58 inPublished:May 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217501303

ISBN - 13:9780217501309

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