A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia
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Sigourney, Mrs. Lydia (HUNTLEY) (1791-1865). -- American verse writer, was an extraordinarily copious writer of smooth, sentimental verse, which had great popularity in its day. Her most ambitious effort was a blank verse poem, Traits of the Aborigines of America (1822). Other books were Connecticut Forty Years Since, Pocahontas, etc.