19th Century

Biography

Sleight was this au­thor’s maid­en name.

We spe­cu­late she may be Ma­ry Breck Sleight (cir­ca 1837–1928), an au­thor and po­et, and daugh­ter of news­pa­per pub­lish­er Hen­ry Sleight, who is bur­ied in Oak­land Ce­me­te­ry, Sag Har­bor, New York.

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