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"Farmer, C.M. Lawyer. He lived in Louisa County, Va., and published a work entitled 'The Fairy of the Stream, and Other Poems' (Richmond, 1847). It was playfully criticized by Poe; but the author of 'The Raven' was not blind to the merits of the work."
[Source: Edwin Anderson Alderman & Joel Chandler Harris (eds.), Library of Southern Literature 142 (New Orleans: Martin & Hoyt Co., 1910)(1907)(Vol. 15, Biographical Dictionary of Southern Authors, 1929, Lucian Lamar Knight ed.)]
C.M. Farmer, The Fairy of the Stream and Other Poems (Richmond, Virginia: Harrold & Murray, 1847) [online text]