Watson, William, 1858-1925

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Dates:
Birth 1858
Death 1925

Biographical notes:

Brothers William and Robert Watson, probably from New York, went to California in search of gold, although William also worked as a storekeeper.

From the description of Letter, August 23, 1851. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 697840885

The English poet Sir William Watson was the author of Wordsworth's Grave and Other Poems (1890), Lachrymae Musarum, written on the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1892), Ode on the Day of the Coronation of King Edward VII (1902), and other political and occasional poems, poetry collections, and prose writings. Watson married Maureen Pring in 1909, and he was knighted in 1917. After her husband's death, Maureen Pring Watson lived in South Africa and the United States.

From the description of William Watson collection, 1867-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82957395

From the description of William Watson collection, 1867-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162766

From the guide to the William Watson collection, 1867-1952, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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Subjects:

  • Authors and publishers--England
  • Authors and publishers
  • Poets, English
  • Gold mines and mining

Occupations:

  • Poets, English--20th century

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)