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Eliza Mackintosh Clinch "Eba" Anderson (d. 1919), U.S. author Eliza was born the daughter of [[Montgomery Clift#Robert Anderson|Robert Anderson (1805-71)]], the "hero of Fort Sumter" by his wife [[Montgomery Clift#Eliza Bayard Clinch|Eliza Bayard Clinch]] (d. 1905) whom he had married 26 Mar 1842 in New York City. Eliza who Montgomery Clift's biography Patricia Bosworth mistakeningly calls "Erba", married businessman James Marsland Lawton on 3 Jul 1886 (see [http://books.google.com/books?id=5WxoOvnQgMQC&pg=PA105&dq=Robert+Anderson+Clinch#PPA109,M1], [http://books.google.com/books?id=tfMSAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA49&dq=%22robert+anderson%22+clough&as_brr=3#PPA60,M1]). James died on 20 Feb 1895 at his home at 375 Fifth Avenue (his obit is [http://scplweb.santacruzpl.org:2249/pqdweb?index=3&did=103362629&SrchMode=1&sid=9&Fmt=10&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=HNP&TS=1217563575&clientId=54310 here] for a $5 charge), Eba died in 1919, at Elizabethtown, New York. The [http://scplweb.santacruzpl.org:2249/pqdweb?index=0&did=118162987&SrchMode=1&sid=11&Fmt=10&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=HNP&TS=1217564320&clientId=54310 report about Eba's will] states that she gives, inter alia, her sisters "Maria L and Sophie C Anderson" her home at Elizabethtown, New York and $5,000 each. ==Works== *[http://books.google.com/books?id=Fkp93u9WfCgC ''An Artillery Officer in the Mexican War, 1846-7 : Letters of Robert Anderson''], edited and with a foreward by Eba Anderson Lawton. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1911. 339 pages *[http://books.google.com/books?id=3IIDAAAAYAAJ ''Major Robert Anderson and Fort Sumter, 1861''], by Eba Anderson Lawton. The Knickerbocker Press, 1911. 19 pages *[http://books.google.com/books?id=hDQeAAAAMAAJ ''History of the "Soldiers Home", Washington, D.C.''], by Eba Anderson Lawton. G.P. Putnam's sons, 1914. 187 pages
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