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Manuscript book dedicated to "Abbie"

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Identifier: RHC-139
Scope and Contents The autograph album has been made into a love token by the creator, filled with 45 original poems and 24 sketches. The poetry is varied in style and subject matter; many express love for Abbie, but others concern nature, the seasons, morality, family, death, and the Civil War. The majority are serious or pensive, but a few are humorous. The poems are carefully written in ink in many attractive calligraphic formats. The sketches are pen-and-ink with ink wash, and most are scenic...
Dates: 1886 - 1887