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The Lives of the English Poets

The Lives of the English Poets and a Criticism on Their Works by Samuel Johnson. Printed in Dublin for Messrs. Whitestone, Williams, Colles, Wilson, Lynch….and White. One volume, leather bound. Given in memory of Margaret Lane Turk Dortch (Mrs. Gavin H. Dortch, Sr.)

Object number: 1977.14.1

Date: 1779.



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Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie