Correspondence with Mr. Bensel, Dec. 22, Lexington Virginia and Sep. 9, 1881, Lexington, Virginia; "We two, a sonnet"; newspaper clippings / Margaret J. Preston. 1881-1882.

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Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897. Correspondence with Mr. Bensel, Dec. 22, Lexington Virginia and Sep. 9, 1881, Lexington, Virginia; "We two, a sonnet"; newspaper clippings / Margaret J. Preston.

Correspondence with Mr. Bensel, Dec. 22, Lexington Virginia and Sep. 9, 1881, Lexington, Virginia; "We two, a sonnet"; newspaper clippings / Margaret J. Preston. 1881-1882.

Preston asks if Bensel would publish a "Puritan ballad" in a Boston periodical and mentions seeing an occulist in the South. Second letter to Bensel apologizes for not answering sooner, discusses her health and summer plans, and praises his poetry. Includes a 14 line sonnet, "We two, a sonnet".

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Cairns Collection of American Women Writers

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Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897

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Epithet: of Finingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x000278 Margaret Junkin Preston (1820-1897) of Lexington, Va., was a poet and author. From the description of Margaret Junkin Preston papers, 1812-1892, 1938, 1997. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24599967 American author. From the description of Papers of Margaret Junkin Preston [manuscript], 1889-1893,...

Bensel, James Berry, 1856-1886.

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