Q. Who is Elihu Burritt?


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 has a collection of his writings and books.  For a more detailed biography visit the Burritt Collection.


  • Last Updated Jun 25, 2018
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