Frederick William Thomas, Washington, D.C., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 July 1841
- 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."
- Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1806-1866
- Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
July 28, 1841
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 16, Ms. Gris. 1032 (shelf locator)
- Collection (local):
Rufus W. Griswold Papers, 1834-1857
American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Authors and publishers
Poets, American--19th century--Correspondence
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870
Gallagher, William D. (William Davis), 1808-1894
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
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- Notes (acquisition):
This collection was donated to the Boston Public Library by Mrs. Rufus Griswold in 1900.
- Notes (date):
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- Accession #:
Ms. Gris. 1032