Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and undated.


Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and undated.

Autograph manuscript poems by the poet Hannah Flagg Gould (1789-1865), who wrote mostly on subjects of domestic life and memorials of soldiers, especially her father, Benjamin Gould. Also includes correspondence with her brother Benjamin A. Gould, the publishers George W. Childs and D. Appleton & Co., and friends. Two portrait engravings of Park Benjamin and L. Gaylord Clark are included with their letters.

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