Letham, Alexander (M)

Surname: Letham
Forename(s): Alexander
Nationality: Scottish.
Blind poet. Headnote to his poem in Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, 28 February 1835, states that he was “an inmate of the Asylum for the Blind, at Edinburgh.” Lost sight from young age, according to Thomas Anderson’s Observations on the Employment, Education, and Habits of the Blind, Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1837, p. 95. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Park’s First Journey In Africa 1835-02-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3319