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Simons, M. Laird (Michael Laird), 1843-1880

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1843 - 1880

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Estelle Anna Lewis handwritten letter to M. Laird Simons

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0731
Abstract Estelle Anna Blanche Robinson Lewis (1824-1880) was an American poet and dramatist. Lewis was born near Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of John Robinson, a wealthy planter from Cuba of English and Spanish descent. Her best dramatic work was Sappho of Lesbos, a tragedy (London, 1868). She permanently moved to England in 1865, where her last work was a series of sonnets in defence of Edgar Allan Poe. She died in London, England. The item is a 4-page letter (folded...
Dates: 1873 October 7