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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Martha Finley (1828–1909)

Finley, Martha. An American novelist; born in Chillicothe, OH, April 26, 1828; died at Elkton, MD, Jan. 30, 1909. She was the author, under the name of “Martha Farquharson,” of a number of novels, including ‘Elsie Dinsmore’ (1868); ‘Wanted—A Pedigree’ (1872); and ‘The Thorn in the Nest’ (1886). She wrote in all over twenty ‘Elsie Books,’ as well as ‘The Mildred Books,’ etc.