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Poems and writings: Elisa Hickling, Roxbury 1837 by Elisa (Elizabeth) Edes (Brown) Hickling (Wife) (1825-1916) - Signed First Edition - 1837 - from Calix Books (SKU: biblio143)

Poems and writings: Elisa Hickling, Roxbury 1837

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Poems and writings: Elisa Hickling, Roxbury 1837

by Elisa (Elizabeth) Edes (Brown) Hickling (Wife) (1825-1916)

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13 lightly penciled numbered pages, on watermarked Allen Paper (with the dove and sprig in its mouth). Signed by her hand in light elegant ink and later light pencil; "Elisa Hickling, Nov. 6, 1837."

Page 3: Lucy by Wordsworth

Page 4: Personal Poem: No title but it is about a bird

Page 5-8: Oliver Wendell Holmes poem of 1831

Page 9: Two paragraphs on the world and God

Page 9: Bottom pencil entry by S. Reed on a man and his ambition

Page 10: Another quote of S. Reed

Page 10: Personal note that all the earths' mysterious principals are mere clothing of the divine

Page 11: Personal muse of the death of a child and the hope that one day the mother and child will be reunited

Elisa (Elizabeth) Edes (Brown) Hickling (Wife) (1825-1916). There is a burial plot in Boston with Elizabeth Hickling but there is no date of death. She married Charles Hickling in 1841 and their son was born in 1845. There is also a suggestion in this writing that she also had another child and lost that child.

Charles Hickling (Husband) (1799-1888). He was the son of William Hickling and Sarah (Bradford) Hickling. He was put in charge of his fathers' estate in 1825 because his father was declared non-compos mentis in 1807. William Hickling died in 1825. Charles went on to be a successful merchant in Boston.

Charles Edward Hickling (Son) (1841-1867); Sergeant 45th Mass. Volunteers (Infantry), September, 1862. Discharged for disability contracted in the service (severe Malaria), February 9, 1863. He died of same disease, on December 17, 1867. He graduated Harvard in 1862 after attending the private school of Mr. Thomas G. Bradford. Charles Hickling was a direct descendent of Governor Bradford, the first Plymouth Governor.


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Poems and writings: Elisa Hickling, Roxbury 1837
Elisa (Elizabeth) Edes (Brown) Hickling (Wife) (1825-1916)
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Loose hand written copies of poems and personal writings
Place of Publication
Boston Massachusetts
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Poetry, Hand written text, Boston Historical
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Calix Books is an on-line bookstore offering a wide range of books and ephemera. We do have specialty areas, for example, early Americana as well as rare religious works dating back to the 13th century, including a selection of Books of Hours.


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