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Charles Melton Walcot (1815–1868)

Walcot, Charles Melton. An English actor and dramatic writer; born in London, in 1815; died in Philadelphia, in May 1868. Besides being an excellent comedian, he wrote many plays, among which are: ‘The Course of True Love’ (1839); ‘Washington; or, Valley Forge’ (1842); ‘Edith’ (1846); ‘The Custom of the Country’ (1848); ‘The Haunted Man’ (1848); ‘David Copperfield’ (1848); ‘Hoboken’ (1849); ‘One Cast for Two Suits’ (1854); ‘Hiawatha’ (1855); ‘A Good Fellow’ (1857). He wrote the songs, ‘My Love is a Sailor Boy’ and ‘My Own Little Rose.’