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Sidney Clarke

Sidney Clarke (1831 – 1909)

Clarke was born at Southbridge, Massachusetts on October 16, 1831. He did not have the advantages of a liberal education, and at the age of 18 left the farm to work in a general store in Worchester. While there in the store he studied nights, and within a short time began writing for the press. He soon gained fame as a writer before joining a men’s literary society where his abilities as a debater quickly developed. Continue Reading »

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