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Evert Augustus Duyckinck, New York, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 3 September 1844

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Item Information

Title:
Evert Augustus Duyckinck, New York, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 3 September 1844
Description:
Agrees to write sketches of [William Cullen] Bryant, Edwin Forrest, [Nathaniel] Hawthorne, [Nathanial Parker] Willis, [William] Leggett, and two general chapters for the new volume of The American Spirit of the Age. Suggests sketches to be written by [William Alfred?] Jones, [Cornelius] Mathews, and several others. Advises Griswold about the portraits. Asks for copies of The Poets of America and English Poets of the Nineteenth Century.
Author:
Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
September 3, 1844
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 4, Ms. Gris. 288 (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
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
Leggett, William, 1801-1839
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
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. 288
Barcode:
39999085429049