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Charlotte Smith


Charlotte Smith was born in 1749 in London, England. She published both novels and poetry, including Elegiac Sonnets (J. Dodley, H. Gardner, and J. Bew, 1786), Emmeline, the Orphan of the Castle (T. Cadell, 1788), and Desmond: A Novel (G. G. J. and J. Robinson 1792). Smith died on October 28, 1806, in Tilford, England.

Charlotte Smith
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