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Clark Betton Cochrane
Clark B. Cochrane was born in New Boston, New Hampshire on February 9, 1843 and lived in Antrim and New Boston, New Hampshire. He received his education at the Kimball Union Academy and studied law at Albany University in New York. He was admitted to the bar in 1865 and undertook the practice of law. He returned to New Boston and then moved to Antrim, where he was involved in mercantile and manufacturing pursuits. An elegant volume of his, entitled "Minora, and Other Poems" was issued from the Riverside Press in 1869.
The preface to the first edition of Cochrane's Voices of the Granite Hills (1894) reads:
Clark B. Cochrane, Mimosa and Other Poems (New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1869)
_______________, Voices of the Granite Hills (Boston: J.G. Cupples and Company, 1894)(Boston: Cornhill Publishing, 1926)(Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc., 1935)
_______________, Songs From the Granite Hills of New Hampshire (Boston: Gorham Press, 1918) [online text]
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