Andrew Alfred Kelley

A A KelleyAndrew Alfred Kelley (1850-1914)

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Andrew Kelley was a poet. He wrote several poems about his early life in Ireland and in the United States. We were lucky that a neighbor saved the original book of poems after the death of my dad’s cousin, Ida Martens Brus. Unfortunately, many of the family photos were sold for their frames at and estate sale. Here is a scanned copy:

Fugitive Pieces by A. A. Kelley

He also appears to have taken Aesop’s Fables and converted them to poems. The handwriting was a little difficult to read, so I transcribed them and scanned in the pages that correspond to each Fable:

Fables in Verse by Andrew A. Kelley

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