Elisha Wolsey Peck papers 1837-1887
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Elisha Wolsey Peck was born on August 7, 1799, in Blenheim, Schoharie County, New York. He began the study of law in 1819. Five years later he was admitted to practice in Superior Court at Albany, New York. The following year he was admitted to the bar in Syracuse, New York; he then moved to Elyton (Birmingham), Alabama, around 1825. He married Lucy Lamb Randall (1808-1889), the daughter of Samuel (1770-1840) and Lucy Wheeler Randall (1780-1857) in Talladega, Alabama, in 1828. They ...
Samuel Minturn Peck was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 4 Nov. 1854. A practicing physician, he became well-known for his regional poems and short sketches. He was Alabama's first Poet Laureate. From the description of Samuel Minturn Peck poems, 1892-1910. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51464318 A popular lyric poet and physician of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he was born and died. Author of half a dozen books of poetry and at least two of prose a...