1844 · [Enfield, Mass?
The story of the love between Alonzo, "a generous young man", and Melissa. "Near New-London city there dwelt in great fame,/ A farmer's fair daughter, Melissa by name!" AAS ascribes this piece to the Enfield Press of John Howe. Philip Gura, 'Early Nineteenth-Century Printing in Rural Massachusetts: John Howe of Greenwich and Enfield, ca. 1803-45,' in Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 1991, v. 101, p. 50, 61. The printing was previously ascribed to Solomon Howe. Cf. 'Publications of the Howes of Enfield and Greenwich,' Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 1951, v. 60, p. 223. [AAS online Notes].
OCLC locates 12 copies under two accession numbers. Not located in American Imprints. (Inventory #: 25931)