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Herman Hooker autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 19 August 1851

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Title:
Herman Hooker autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 19 August 1851
Description:
Describes the illness of the auctioneer Jones, an old enemy of Griswold's. Discusses [Henry Theodore] Cheever's edition of the work of Walter Colton, whom he himself thought "the last to come directly to an object," though his work as Alcalde [of Monterey] did him credit. Praises Griswold's sketch of C[alvin] Colton.
Author:
Hooker, Herman, 1802-1865
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
August 19, 1851
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 8, Ms. Gris. 572 (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
Cheever, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1814-1897
Colton, Walter, 1797-1851
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. 572
Barcode:
39999085429080