The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A blacksmith, born in Connecticut; devoted to the study of languages, of which he knew many, both ancient and modern; best known as the unwearied Advocate of Peace all over America and a great part of Europe, on behalf of which he ruined his voice (1810-1879).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Burritt, Elihu'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/burritt-elihu.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.