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

Virginia Frances Townsend (1836–1920)

Townsend, Virginia Frances. An American author and novelist; born in New Haven, CT, in 1836; died in 1920. She edited Arthur’s Home Magazine, contributed to many journals and magazines, and wrote many popular novels. Among these are: ‘While It Was Morning’ (1859); ‘Amy Deane, and Other Tales’ (1862); ‘The Well in the Rock,’ etc. (1863); ‘The Battle-Fields of our Fathers’ (1864); ‘Janet Strong’ (1865); ‘Darryl Gap’ (1866); ‘The Hollands’ (1869); ‘One Woman’s Two Lovers’ (1872); ‘Elizabeth Tudor’ (1874); ‘Only Girls’ (1876); ‘Six in All’ (1878); and ‘Our Presidents’ (1888).