Found 2 collections related to American poetry -- 18th century

Steele, William, 1762-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18147
1 v, 29 cm; 1 v, 29 cm
William Steele (1762-1851) and his wife Mary Dayton Steele (1769-1834) resided with their family in New Jersey and later moved to upstate New York. William Steele was born in New York City and served in the Revolutionary War. In 1791 he married... more
Apthorp, Salley
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 25812
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A 16-line manuscript poem preceded by the heading "Written extempore, on Mr. and Mrs. Esdaile's departure from Boston for Great Britain," signed at end "Salley Apthorp," and dated "Sunday Morning 1777." Apthorp, describing herself as a young and... more