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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Landon, Melville De Lancey

Richard Henry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour. 864 words.

Landon, Melville De Lancey (07 September 1839–16 December 1910), wit and humorist, was born in Eaton, New York, the son of John Landon and Nancy Marsh, farmers. Landon was educated at...