SMITH,MARY STUART. LANG SYNE OR THE WARDS OF MOUNT VERNON: A TALE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ERA. NY: John B. Alden 1890 (1890). 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 3/4", green gilt cloth, 133p., a few marks on cover else VG-Fine. 1st edition of this Revolutionary War story. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO MARY MAPES DODGE, AUTHOR, FOUNDER OF ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE & MORE: "MRS. MARY MAPES DODGE, PRESENTED IN TOKEN OF DELIGHTFUL ASSOCIATION AT DEAR MISS BOOTH'S. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA 1890". The final 36 pages are an essay on the Women of the Revolution. Smith was a novelist and poet deeply involved with everything related to Virginia. She was a speaker at the Congress of Women at the Columbian Exposition.