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Illustration of the Middle Falls accompanies the poem "Mona-Sha-Sha," by William H.C. Hosmer

Known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford," Sigourney's poetry and prose was popular throughout the 19th century for its strong emotional appeal, particular concerning mortality. She figures here as author of "Letter from the Charter-Oak, at Hartford,…

Born in Avon, NY Hosmer's poems were widely published in literary magazines of the day. He is best known for Native American themed works like "Yonnondio" and "Legends of the Seneca."
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