Hannah Griffitts

Philadelphia Quaker poet who championed the resistance of American colonists to British forces during the American Revolution; believed to be the author of an “Inscription on a curious Stove in the Form of an Urn, contrived in such a Manner as to make the Flame descend instead of rising from the Fire; invented by Dr. Franklin,” which appeared in Benjamin Franklin’s Memoirs.

Full Name Hannah Griffitts
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Gender Female
Birth Date c1778
Death Date 1798
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