MARGARET DELAND AUTOGRAPH


Margaret Deland was born as Margaretta Wade Campbell on February 23, 1857 – died January 13, 1945. Deland was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet. She also wrote an autobiography in two volumes. She was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. In 1880 she married Lorin F. Deland. They took in and supported unmarried mothers; it was at this period she began to write. Her poetry collection The Old Garden was published in 1886. Deland received a Litt.D. from Bates College in 1920. She is known principally for the novel John Ward, Preacher (1888), and her ‘Old Chester’ books, based on her early memories of Maple Grove and Manchester, Pennsylvania. Original Margaret Deland Autograph, hand signed on cut paper. Approx. Size 2 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Typed and Hand written on cut paper: I am, Sincerely yours, Margaret Deland – (Mrs. L. F. Deland). Regular Price – $ 155.00 / Sale Price – $ 74.95.

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