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William Kirby (1817–1906)

Kirby, William. A Canadian novelist, poet, and dramatist; born in Kingston-upon-Hull, England, Oct. 13, 1817; died in 1906. He came to Canada in 1832. From 1841 till 1861 he edited and published the Niagara Mail. Among his published works are: ‘U. E.: A Tale of Upper Canada’; ‘Niagara,’ a poem (1869); ‘Chien d’Or,’ a Canadian historical romance (1877); ‘Joseph in Egypt’; dramas; and many poems.