A "Parting Ode" from a Future District Attorney [Broadside]. Phelps, Benjamin K. [1832-1880]. Parting Ode. [New Haven, CT: S.n., 1853]? 10-3/4" x 4-3/4" broadside, seven stanzas of verse in single column below headline. Light toning, light foxing, three horizontal fold lines. $150. * Phelps graduated from Yale College in 1853 and penned these lines for the class commencement that year. He would go on to study law and open a practice in New York with Yale classmate Sherman W. Knevals; he served as New York County District Attorney from 1872 until his death.
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