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Mary G. Doe collection, circa 1849

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of a clipping of one of Doe’s poems, an elegy composed on the death of Abigail Marston, Parsonsfield, Maine (1849).

Biographical/Historical Note

Poet Mary G. Doe, daughter of Jeremiah Doe and Sarah Garland Doe, lived from 1801 to 1870. One “crime broadside” for which she was known is entitled “Soliloquy, of Prof. John W. Webster, after the murder of Dr. Geo. Parkman up to the time of his execution.” She is buried at the Marston Doe Graveyard in Parsonsfield.