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Alice Cary, Mt. Healthy, OH., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 25 March 1850

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Title:
Alice Cary, Mt. Healthy, OH., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 25 March 1850
Description:
An intensely personal letter, full of admiration and affection for Griswold: "I knew and repented having written in a manner which in woman is considered unallowable". Describes her own personality and appearance. Requests his daguerreotype. Thinks Moss and Bro. very unfair. [John Greenleaf] Whittier recommends Ticknor and Fields.Phoebe is much less serious than she.
Author:
Cary, Alice, 1820-1871
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
March 25, 1850
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 3, Ms. Gris. 142 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Rufus W. Griswold Papers, 1834-1857
Subjects:
American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Authors and publishers
Poets, American--19th century--Correspondence
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
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Notes (acquisition):
This collection was donated to the Boston Public Library by Mrs. Rufus Griswold in 1900.
Notes (date):
Date from item or from supporting materials.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Accession #:
Ms. Gris. 142
Barcode:
39999085429031