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George Griffin papers

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16470
Content Description This collection consists of personal and literary letters to George Griffin, as well as his daughter, Caroline Lydia Griffin. Of note, is correspondence with Lydia Sigourney, a significant poet at that time, from Hartford, Connecticut. It includes her poem, "On the death of Zerlina Thorne," and a letter devoted to her efforts to meet Charles Dickens, a poem, "Welcome to Charles Dickens, Esq." which was read to him at a banquet in Hartford two days learlier; a signed holograph poem, "Friendship...
Dates: 1829 - 1855

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  • Language: English X
  • Library: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library X
  • Names: Griffin, Caroline Lydia, 1820-1861 X