Ritchie, Leitch (M)

b. 1800. d. 14 January 1865. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Novelist, journalist, travel writer, and poet. Pseudonym: “L. R.” Born in Greenock. Worked as apprentice clerk in a bank before becoming a professional writer. Edited *Chambers’s Journal*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 10
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Last Toast at Cabool 1846-11-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5891
Sonnet, On Hearing the Clock Strike at Midnight on the 31st December 1847-01-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5898
Nonsense Written in the Album of an Unknown Lady 1847-03-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5906
The Swing 1847-03-27 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5910
Seranade. [For Music] 1847-05-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5917
The Portrait 1847-05-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5920
The Far Far East 1848-06-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5970
The Strangers 1848-12-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6000
Song of the Forsaken Maid 1849-02-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6007
The Butterfly 1850-02-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6060