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Margaret Sandbach's literary career was truncated after only eleven years by her battle with breast cancer. During the mid-nineteenth century she published six works, including poetry, fiction, and two verse dramas.
28 April 1812 Margaret Roscoe, who became MS, was born in Liverpool, the only sister to two brothers, one of whom died in infancy. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 9 May 1840 MS, as 'Mrs. Henry R. Sandbach', published her first volume of poetry, a slim collection of predominantly short lyrics entitled Poems. Bibliographic Citation link.
By July 1850 As 'Mrs. Henry R. Sandbach', MS published a work of fiction: Hearts in Mortmain; and, Cornelia, two titles sharing a single volume. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 13 December 1851 MS, as 'the Author of Hearts in Mortmain', published her last work, the novel Spiritual Alchemy; or, Trials Turned to Gold, in two volumes. Bibliographic Citation link.
23 June 1852 MS died in her sleep after a long, painful battle with breast cancer. Bibliographic Citation link.
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