|Title:||John Lofland manuscript|
|Creator:||Lofland, John, 1798-1849|
|Size:||1 box (.25 linear feet)|
|Abstract:||Collection consists of the two-page, original manuscript of a poem entitled "Thoughts, on visiting the Baltimore City and County Almshouse," by John Lofland (The Milford Bard). Poem is dated May 5th, 1846.|
|Citation:||John Lofland manuscript, Collection 164, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).|
John Lofland (1798-1849), also known as "The Milford Bard," was a poet from Milford, Delaware. Lofland lived in Baltimore from 1838-1846, where he wrote for many city publications and became part of the literary culture, alongside Poe and others.
A single item.
Accession information is unknown.
Item was housed in an acid free folder, in a box with other manuscripts and records. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #17.
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Lofland, John, 1798-1849
Poetry, American--19th century