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John William Wallace autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 23 November 1854

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Title:
John William Wallace autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 23 November 1854
Description:
Is requesting Dr. [Herman] Hooker to put up for Griswold six copies of Horace Binney Wallace's book. Copies an extract from a letter dated 25 December 1783, written by Benjamin Rush to Elias Boudinot, recounting an anecdote about [George] Washington.
Author:
Wallace, John William, 1815-1884
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
November 23, 1854
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 18, Ms. Gris. 1157 (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
Hooker, Herman, 1802-1865
Wallace, H. B. (Horace Binney), 1817-1852
Washington, George, 1732-1799
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. 1157
Barcode:
39999085429189