From Margaret Cropper

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Letters sent from Margaret Cropper

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Margaret Cropper (1886-1980) was a Westmorland poet, author and hymnist. The fourth of five children, Margaret Cropper was born into a long-established Quaker family of Burneside, near Kendal, where she would live for the majority of her life. She wrote many books of poems. In the postwar years, she turned largely to prose-writing, with her biography of her friend, Evelyn Underhill, The Life of Evelyn Underhill (1958), and her study of 19thC Anglicanism, Flame Touches Flame (London 1949). She is also known for her hymns and religious plays.