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John Archer Clarke


"Clarke, John Archer, lawyer and poet, was a resident of Charles City County, Va. One of his poems addressed 'To Mary' is preserved in 'Songs of the South.' He died in 1862 at the age of thirty."

[Edwin Anderson Alderman & Joel Chandler Harris (eds.), Library of Southern Literature 84 (New Orleans: Martin & Hoyt Co., 1910)(1907)(Vol. 15, Biographical Dictionary of Southern Authors, 1929, Lucian Lamar Knight ed.)]


To Mary