Commonplace Book of Elizabeth G. Fergusson

Commonplace Book of Elizabeth G. Fergusson
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Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson's commonplace book contains handwritten poems and transcriptions of correspondence dating from 1770 to 1787. The poetry includes odes, elegies, and neoclassical-style poems written by Fergusson and others, such as her husband, Henry Hugh Fergusson; her niece, Anna Young Smith; and Francis Hopkinson. The book also includes transcriptions of correspondence between Fergusson and Anna Young Smith and Elias Boudinet, as well as correspondence between Smith and her husband, Dr. William Smith. Transcript included.

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MC 2006.3, B1, F1
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