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Hemans (Felicia Dorothea Browne) Papers
mssHM 42508-42558  
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Papers belonging to 19th century English poet Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans.
Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans (1793-1835) was a British poet born in Liverpool. Her first poems, dedicated to the Prince of Wales, were published in 1808. In 1812 she married Captain Alfred Hemans, an Irish army officer; they had five sons and later separated. One of her most well-known poems "Casabianca," was published in 1826. She moved to Ireland in 1831 where she died of dropsy in 1835.
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