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John Reuben Thompson, Richmond, VA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 3 February 1854

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Item Information

Title:
John Reuben Thompson, Richmond, VA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 3 February 1854
Description:
Declines Griswold's invitation to meet [James T.] Fields. Lists numbers of the Messenger he has found for Griswold, and suggests the possibility of selling a set to the Astor Library. Asks to be put on the exchange list of the Herald.
Author:
Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
February 3, 1854
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 17, Ms. Gris. 1071 (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
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. 1071
Barcode:
39999085429171