Manuscript Group 273, Mary Rebecca Darby Smith, ca. 1814-1887

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Manuscript Group 273, SMITH, MARY REBECCA DARBY, ca. 1814-1887

Memory Book, ca. 1846-70. 1 vol.

A book of poems, most of which were dedicated to Miss Smith and either written in the volume by their authors or copied by her with explanatory notes.   Authors include M.H.Beede, S. Cameron, A. Dimitry, Ball Hughes, Annie C. Lynch, John Howard Payne, George Decatur Twiggs, and Sarah Helen Whitman. Contains anecdotes and verse concerning Sen. John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) of Kentucky, dated Washington, D.C.,
March-April, 1861. Exchange, 1956.

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