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Essays : including biographies and miscellaneous pieces, in prose and poetry

Title
Essays : including biographies and miscellaneous pieces, in prose and poetry / by Ann Plato.
Author
Plato, Ann.
Publication
Hartford : Printed for the author, 1841.

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TextUse in library Sc Rare 810.81-P (Plato, A. Essays)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
Pennington, James W. C.
Description
[2], iv, [1], xviii-xx, [3], 22-30, 33-122 pages; 15 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • "To the reader"--pages [1], xviii-xx, signed and dated: James W.C. Pennington, pastor of the Colored Congregational Church. Hartford, June 1st, 1841.
  • Text is continuous despite pagination.
  • "Entered According to Act of Congress, in the year 1841, by Ann Plato, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Connecticut."--copyright statement, on printed slip inserted after title page leaf.
Indexed In (note)
  • Checklist of American imprints,
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
Source (note)
  • from Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
  • Prose: To the reader -- Religion -- Education -- Benevolence -- Diligence and negligence -- Two school girls -- Decision of character -- The seasons -- Obendience -- Employment of time -- Eminence from obscurity -- Lessons from nature -- Description of a desert -- Residence in the country -- Life is short -- Death of the Christian -- Reflections upon the close of life.
  • Biographies: Louisa Seabury -- Julia Ann Pell -- Eliza Loomis Sherman -- Elizabeth Low.
  • Poetry: Advice to young ladies -- On examination from a teacher -- Reflections, on visiting the grave of a venerated friend -- I have no brother -- The dismission of a school term -- The true friend -- Memory of Mary -- To my infant class -- The residence of my fathers -- The inquiry -- Forget me not -- Memory of Gusteen -- Alone I've wandered -- The natives of America -- The departed in Christ -- To the first of August -- A mother to her fatherless son -- Daughter's inquiry of her father's absence -- The grave -- Author's farewell.
Call Number
Sc Rare 810.81-P (Plato, A. Essays)
LCCN
16018674
OCLC
16531428
Author
Plato, Ann.
Title
Essays : including biographies and miscellaneous pieces, in prose and poetry / by Ann Plato.
Imprint
Hartford : Printed for the author, 1841.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Checklist of American imprints, 41-4199
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), Suppl. 1727
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 810.81-P (accession no. B545615) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Copy in Sc Rare 810.81-P (Plato, A. Essays), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Pennington, James W. C.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 810.81-P (Plato, A. Essays)
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