Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897

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Birth 1828-04-04
Death 1897-06-25
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English

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Scottish novelist and historial writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Grove, 1877 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611471

Margaret Oliphant was born in Scotland, and published her first novel at age twenty-one. After the death of her husband, she took to writing to support her young family, and showed remarkable industry, ultimately publishing more than one hundred books and more than two hundred articles, chiefly in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. Her work was enormously popular, and she was reported to have been Queen Victoria's favorite author.

From the description of Margaret Oliphant letter to Mr. Payn, 1880? Mar. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667705

Scottish novelist and historical writer.

From the description of Margaret Oliphant letter to Houghton Mifflin [manuscript], 1888 Nov 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 182830168

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to "Gentlemen", [no year] Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611474

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Windsor, to W.A. Knight, 1888 Apr. 27-1888 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611567

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