LYDIA SIGOURNEY (HUNTLEY)
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Definitions of LYDIA SIGOURNEY (HUNTLEY)
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An American writer of prose and verse; born in Norwich, Conn., Sept. 1, 1791; died in Hartford, Conn., June 10, 1865. In her "Letters of Life", published (1866) posthumously, she enumerates forty-six distinct works wholly or partially from her pen, besides over 2,000 articles in prose and verse, contributed by her to nearly 300 periodicals. Among her other publications are: "Pleasant Memories of Pleasant Lands", a record of her visit in Europe made in 1840 (1842); "Scenes in my Native Land" (1844); "Water Drops: A Plea for Temperance" (1847); "Gleanings", poems (1860); and "The Man of Uz, and Other Poems" (1862).
By Charles Dudley Warner