Letham, Alexander (M)

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