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Charles Fenno Hoffman, New York, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 19 February 1845

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Title:
Charles Fenno Hoffman, New York, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 19 February 1845
Description:
Urges early publication of his poems [the fourth edition of The Vigil of Faith, New York 1845]. Refers Griswold to an article of his on [Theodore Sedgwick] Fay. Admires Vivian's Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, and Margaret Fuller's Woman in the Nineteenth Century [New York 1845]. Mentions lectures by a "live Yankee," [Henry Norman] Hudson, and the controversy over Bishop [Benjamin T.] Onderdonk.
Author:
Hoffman, Charles Fenno, 1806-1884
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
February 19, 1845
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 8, Ms. Gris. 549 (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
Fay, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1807-1898
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850
Hudson, Henry Norman, 1814-1886
Onderdonk, Benjamin T. (Benjamin Tredwell), 1791-1861
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. 549
Barcode:
39999085429080