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The Brother Clerks: A Tale of New Orleans (1857) (Paperback)

Author: Xariffa

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Mary Ashley Townsend (1832-1901) was an American poet and writer. She was born in Lyons, New York. Her maiden name was Van Voorhis. She was educated in her native town and married Gideon Townsend, of New Orleans, Louisiana. She began to write for publication about 1856, and under the pen-name of "Xariffa" made a reputation as the author of Quillotypes, a series of humourous papers that appeared in the New Orleans Delta and were widely copied by the southern and western press. Her works include: The Brother Clerks: A Tale of New-Orleans (1857), Poems (1870), The Captain''s Story (1874) and Down the Bayou and other Poems (1884). Her most important short poems are Creed, A Woman''s Wish, The Bather and The Wind.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781120873507
SKU 214581193
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1120873509
Release Date 3/3/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0416
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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