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General Information:
Full Name: Rev. James Vila Blake
Biography:
(1842-1925) Essayist, playwright, hymn writer, poet. James Vila Blake was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Chicago, Illinois.
Author's Timeline:
1842 Kings County
James Vila Blake was born in Brooklyn, New York, on January 21, 1842. 
1893 (Unknown) County
More Than Kin: A Book of Kindness
(Pub: Thos P. Halpin & Co. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1892 (Unknown) County
Natural Religion in Sermons
(Pub: Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr & Co. ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1887 (Unknown) County
Essays
(Pub: Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr and Company ISBN: )
Collection of essays. 
1909 (Unknown) County
So Like Her Father: A Drama, in a Prelude and Three Acts
Drama. 
1904 (Unknown) County
Discoveries
(Pub: Chicago, IL: Thomas P. Halpin and Co. ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1886 (Unknown) County
Manual Training In Education
(Pub: Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr and Company ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1907 (Unknown) County
The Months: A Book Of Those Handsome Kin, For Love Of Them All, And Of Life, And Of The Earth
(Pub: Boston, MA: The James H. West Company ISBN: )
Poetry. 
1881 (Unknown) County
Unity: Songs And Services For The Sunday School
Nonfiction. 
1891 (Unknown) County
Happiness from Thoughts and Other Sermons
(Pub: Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr and Company ISBN: )
Nonfiction. 
1910 (Unknown) County
A Merry-Go-Round; A Comedy In Four Acts
(Pub: Chicago, IL: T. P. Halpin & Company ISBN: )
Comedy. 
1925 (Unknown) County
Rev. James Vila Blake died in Chicago, Illinois, on April 27, 1925. 
1926 Kings County
Rev. James Blake's ashes were entombed in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, on June 21, 1926. 

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