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Frederick William Thomas, Washington, D.C., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 July 1841

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Title:
Frederick William Thomas, Washington, D.C., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 28 July 1841
Description:
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."
Author:
Thomas, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1806-1866
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
July 28, 1841
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 16, Ms. Gris. 1032 (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
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870
Gallagher, William D. (William Davis), 1808-1894
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Extent:
1 item
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
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. 1032
Barcode:
39999085429163