Hannah Flagg Gould letters and poem, 1844-1853.


Hannah Flagg Gould letters and poem, 1844-1853.

The collection consists of 3 items: letter to Charles P. Stetson, 8 Jan. 1844, requesting advice about music copyrights, especially from overseas, so that she may write words to the tunes; letter to Rev. E. Porter Dyer, 20 June 1846, declining his invitation to prepare a poem to commemorate the Pilgrims for his planned celebration, as she does not have ample time to do the job well; poem Earth and Heaven, 29 June 1853.

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Stetson, Charles P.

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Dyer, E. Porter (Ebenezer Porter), 1813-1882

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Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865

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Gould was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, and moved with her family to Newburyport in 1808. She started writing poetry in her 30s. Her first book of poetry was published in 1832; her second and third volumes appeared in 1836 and 1841. Some of her poems commemorate her father Benjamin Gould, who led the Massachusetts militia at the battle of Lexington. Her brother was Benjamin A. Gould, a Boston educator and author. From the description of Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and und...