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James Thomas Fields, Boston, MA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 February 1849

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Title:
James Thomas Fields, Boston, MA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 February 1849
Description:
Encloses proof sheets of his new book [Poems, Boston 1849]. Mentions [Charles Fenno] Hoffman's sad fate [he went mad about this time]. Longfellow's Kavanagh [Boston 1849] "is fine."
Author:
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
February 28, 1849
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 5, Ms. Gris. 352 (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
Hoffman, Charles Fenno, 1806-1884
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. 352
Barcode:
39999085429056