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    On Sep 15, 2011 irene douglas wrote:

    I HAVE WHAT SEEMS AN ORIGINAL, NO SIGNATURE, JUST SAYING FOUND IN ST PAULS CHURCH. BALTIMORE IN 1692. I FOUND IT AMONG MY LATE MOMS PERSONAL THINGS..

    It is beautiful..

     

    Irene Douglas


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    On Apr 26, 2013 Toni wrote:

     Contrary to common belief, the poem "The Desiderata of Happiness" was not the product of folklore, it was written by the German-American publisher Max Ehrmann in 1927. The poem is now in the public domain.
    So your copy could not possibly date from 1692........Sorry :(


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