Fitz-Greene Halleck was an American poet of the highest standards. His poetry included Fanny, Appalachia's Brow, and Young America. He was considered one of the leading poets in America. Halleck also seved as the private secretary of John Jacob Astor. Astor appinted Halleck to serve as one of the original trustess of the Astor Library of New York. Halleck was the first poet in America to be honored with a monument in his honor. His granite monument was erected in Guilford, Connecticut. Another monument in honor of Halleck was erected along Literary Walk in Central Park, New York City, and a photo of this monument is shown below. This Fitz-Greene Halleck autograph reproduction would look great in an album or framed display.