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Mary L. (Mumford) Seward, New York, autograph letter signed to Frances Sargent (Locke) Osgood, 23 November 1846

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Title:
Mary L. (Mumford) Seward, New York, autograph letter signed to Frances Sargent (Locke) Osgood, 23 November 1846
Description:
Describes a visit to her sister, Angelina, and a literary evening at Miss Lynch's. Gives news of Mrs. Hewitt, [Nathaniel P.] Willis, Mrs. Ellet, Miss Fuller, and the Poes. The Poes are extremely poor.
Addressee:
Osgood, Frances Sargent, 1811-1850
Date:
November 23, 1846
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 15, Ms. Gris. 948 (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
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Poe, Virginia, 1822-1847
Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877
Hewitt, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1807-1894
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. 948
Barcode:
39999085429155