Q. Who is Elihu Burritt?

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Elihu Burritt was born in New Britain, CT in 1810.  He is known as the "Learned Blacksmith" and wrote and preached for peace as well as in opposition of slavery.  The library's Special Collections/Archives has a collection of his writings and books.  For a more detailed biography visit the Burritt Collection.

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  • Last Updated Jan 11, 2019
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