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James Thomas Fields, Boston, MA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 12 December 1841

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Title:
James Thomas Fields, Boston, MA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 12 December 1841
Description:
Asks if he shall send [Chester] Harding's portrait of Charles Sprague, just completed, for reproduction in Griswold's book [The Poets of America?]. Advises him not to print [Edward] Everett's sonnet. Sends messages from [Charles Anderson] Dana, [Henry Wadsworth] Longfellow, and [Henry Theodore] Tuckerman. Hilliard, Gray, & Co. are "in hot water." Encourages Griswold about his health.
Author:
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
December 12, 1841
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 5, Ms. Gris. 340 (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
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871
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. 340
Barcode:
39999085429056