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Poems on miscellaneous subjects

Title
Poems on miscellaneous subjects / by Frances Ellen Watkins.
Author
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Publication
Philadelphia : Merrihew & Thompson, printers, Lodge Street, north side of Pennsylvania Bank, 1857.

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TextUse in library Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. E. W. Poems on miscellaneous subjects. 1857)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
48 p.; 17 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Poems – 1854.
  • Inscriptions (Provenance)
Note
  • Preface signed W.L.G. [i.e. William Lloyd Garrison].
  • In printed paper wrappers.
  • Signatures: 1-4⁶.
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in pencil on recto of upper wrapper "Maranda [S.?] Tiffany Sep. 26/87." ; Inscribed in pencil on recto of upper wrapper "A. Schomburg." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Preface -- The syrophenician woman -- The slave mother -- Bible defence of slavery -- Eliza Harris -- Ethiopia -- The drunkard's child -- The slave auction -- The revel -- That blessed hope -- The dying Christian -- Report -- Advice to the girls -- Saved by faith -- Died of starvation -- A mother's heroism -- The fugitive's wife -- The contrast -- The prodigal's return -- Eva's farewell -- The Tennessee hero -- Free labor -- Lines -- The dismissal of Tyng -- Miscellaneous writings: Christianity -- The colored people in America -- Breathing the air of freedom.
Call Number
Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. E. W. Poems on miscellaneous subjects. 1857)
OCLC
36785721
Author
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Title
Poems on miscellaneous subjects / by Frances Ellen Watkins.
Imprint
Philadelphia : Merrihew & Thompson, printers, Lodge Street, north side of Pennsylvania Bank, 1857.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 811-H (accession no. B527098) inscribed: in pencil on recto of upper wrapper "Maranda [S.?] Tiffany Sep. 26/87." ; Inscribed in pencil on recto of upper wrapper "A. Schomburg." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Copy in Sc Rare 811-H has impression statement on title page: "Tenth Thousand." NN
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Occupation
African American poets.
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
Merrihew & Thompson, printer.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner, inscriber.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 811-H (Harper, F. E. W. Poems on miscellaneous subjects. 1857)
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