Poem and essay book of Lucy M. Stoddard, 1852-1858 (Item 3)
No order, no pagination. Contains entries dated 1852, 1858, 1857, 1856, etc., in no apparent order. Includes some autographs (presumably of school friends), essays on the passing of time, of memory, poems on life and death, parables on morality, etc. Some pencilled entries, some later additions in the form of
comments on old poems and essays.