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John Trumbull, Hartford, CT., autograph letter signed to Mathew Carey, 4 June 1785

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Title:
John Trumbull, Hartford, CT., autograph letter signed to Mathew Carey, 4 June 1785
Description:
Will permit republications of his works. Has decided not to suppress the Progress of Dulness [1772], and has transcribed The Vanity of Ambition. Will republish McFingal [1775, 1782]. If the addressee intends to publish an edition of American poets, the writer suggests he include [Rowland] Rugely, Governor [W.] Livingston, Samuel Quincy, and others.
Author:
Trumbull, John, 1750-1831
Addressee:
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
Date:
June 4, 1785
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 17, Ms. Gris. 1103 (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:
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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. 1103
Barcode:
39999085429171