Frederick William Thomas, Washington, D.C., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 July 1841
Agrees to write some biographical sketches [for Poets of America?] Refers Griswold to Poe or Ingraham for the writer's own work. Support the international copyright law. Expresses unfavorable opinion of W. D. Gallagher considers George D. Prentice "the first poet of the West."