Colcord, Lincoln

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(1883-1947) US newspaperman, songwriter, translator and author, mostly of sea stories; The Drifting Diamond (July-August 1912 Popular Magazine; 1912) is an adventure tale recounted with a Club Story frame in which the giant stone exercises Basilisk-like power over its successive owners. [JC]

Lincoln Ross Colcord

born at sea, near Cape Horn: 14 August 1883 [on board the Charlotte A Littlefield]

died Belfast, Maine: 16 November 1947

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