Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Sigourney, LYDIA HOWARD, was born in the United States in 1791, her maiden name being HUNTLEY. Her first literary venture was made in 1815, and consisted of a volume entitled Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse, which met with considerable success. Her most popular books are Connecticut Forty Years Since, Letters to Young Ladies, Pleasant Memories of Foreign Lands, and Pocahontas and Other Poems. Her letters were published after her death, which occurred in 1865.