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Lawyers and Poetry
Sheldon E. Bottsford
"Bottsford, Sheldon E., clergyman, poet, was born Nov. 15, 1868, in Edinburgh, Mo. For many years he was engaged in educational work; then became a lawyer; and subsequently was ordained a clergyman."
[Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century 131 (Chicago: American Publishers' Assoc., 1898)]