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William Davis Gallagher, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 4 May 1852

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Title:
William Davis Gallagher, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 4 May 1852
Description:
Is pleased by the sympathetic feeling between Griswold and [T. H.] Shreve. Regrets Hine's attack on Alice [Cary]. Praises her Lyra [New York 1852], and Griswold's vindication of Miss Cary in the New York Mirror. Griswold's article on American female writers in the Westminster [Review] "raised a storm."
Author:
Gallagher, William D. (William Davis), 1808-1894
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
May 4, 1852
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 6, Ms. Gris. 394 (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
Cary, Alice, 1820-1871
Shreve, T. H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1808-1853
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. 394
Barcode:
39999085429064