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- Tags: Poetry
The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp, 1826
The confession of Jereboam O. Beauchamp, who was hanged at Frankfort, Kentucky, on the 7th day of July, 1826, for the murder of Colonel Solomon P. Sharp. Includes, at end of the confession, a postscript, letters, and poetry written by the author and…
Letter to Miss Mary Hollingsworth from J. A. Coffman, April 12th, 1894.
J. A. Coffman, M. D. writes to the Home to say that his adopted child, Nora, is doing well in school. He also asks about adopted another little girl (10-12 y.o.) on behalf of a friend. He provides details about his friend's circumstances and asks for…
Letter to W. L. Weller from J. A. Coffman, April 25th, 1894.
J. A. Coffman, M. D. writes to the Home to say that his adopted child, Nora, is doing well in school. He also asks about adopted another little girl (10-12 y.o.) on behalf of a friend. He provides details about his friend's - Mr. E. Atchinson -…
Tags: J. A. Coffman, Mr. E. Atchinson, Nora Coffman, Poetry, Texas, W. L. Weller
Letter from Amos Kendall to F. G. Flugel, 14 May 1814
In this letter, Kendall discusses his harrowing journey to meet with someone in town, his tutoring of Henry Clay's children, and a description of the beautiful land, "poetry cannot paint groves more beautiful or fields more luxuriant." He also…
Tags: courting, Henry Clay, Letters, love, Poetry
Letter from Amos Kendall to F. G. Flugel, 10 March 1815
In this letter, Kendall discusses social customs, quoting "Are you rich? You are courted and carressed. Are you poor? You are despised or neglected." He mentions a man murdering his wife. Included is another poem, this one dscussing the bright future…
Tags: death, family, Letters, Poetry, social customs
Poem, "Autumn Breeze"
Poem titled "Autumn Breeze" and published in the Western Herald.
Tags: poem, Poetry, Western Herald
Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 16 February 1788
Refers to verses he had written in response to what Crevecoeur had written him. Verses not included in letter.
Hero of the Wabash, ca. 1791
Broadside entitled "Hero of the Wabash." Includes a poem telling of the cowardice of a "Captain Paul" during the Indian Wars and an engraving of an Army officer running from an attacking Native American. Captain Paul is not identified but it is…
Tags: art, indian wars, indians, Native Americans, Poetry
Hunters of Kentucky, or Half Horse and Half Alligator, ca. 1815
Printed broadside with a woodcut illustration and a poem describing the valor of Kentuckians at the Battle of New Orleans. The illustration pictures the famous half horse and half alligator as a horse with an alligator tail.
Hunters of Kentucky, ca. 1815
The broadside includes a poem describing the valor of Kentuckians at the Battle of New Orleans.
Poem on the death of Susan C. Speed
Poem regarding the death of Susan C. Speed.
Tags: death, mourning, poem, Poetry, Susan C. Speed