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Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (1831–1886)

Victor, Mrs. Metta Victoria (Fuller). An American poet, novelist, and sketch-writer, wife of O. J.; born near Erie, PA, March 2, 1831; died in Hoboken, NJ, June 26, 1886. She published a story, ‘The Silver Lute,’ at thirteen; with her sister Frances, ‘Poems of Sentiment and Imagination’ (1851); alone but anonymously, ‘Fresh Leaves from Western Woods’ (1853); ‘The Senator’s Son: A Plea for the Maine Law’ (1853), which had a great circulation in England and America; and ‘Two Mormon Wives: A Life Story’ (1856). She edited the Home Monthly Magazine in 1856. She wrote many dime novels. The comic sketches ‘Miss Slimmens’s Window’ and ‘Miss Slimmens’s Boarding House’ (1859), and the story ‘Too True,’ were reprinted from periodicals. She wrote also the novels ‘Figure Eight’ and ‘The Dead Letter’; ‘Passing the Portal’ (1877); ‘The Bad Boy’s Diary’ (1880); ‘The Rasher Family’ (1884); ‘The Naughty Girl’s Diary’ (1884); ‘Blunders of a Bashful Man’ (1885).