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Elihu Burritt (1810–1879)

Burritt, Elihu. An American author, called “The Learned Blacksmith”; born in New Britain, CT, Dec. 8, 1810; died there, March 7, 1879. He was a blacksmith, linguist, lecturer, reformer, and a noted advocate of peace. His books include: ‘Sparks from the Anvil’ (1848); ‘Olive Leaves’ (1853); and ‘Chips from Many Blocks’ (1878).