3pp, on 8'11" sheets. A total of 56 lines. Working MSS with some cross outs and changes. Item #7473
An editor and engraver, Watson was a native of New York City. He wrote serials for weekly newspapers, one of which was dramatized as Thirty Millions. His Beautiful Snow and other poems was issued in 1869. This is a poetic description of the modern woman: Yes! I'm a woman of the town/ I'm handsome, am I not? You might not think, but that I own/ For what yr self forgot./ You talk of love, I laugh to scorn/ Such trifling from your tongue.