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John William Wallace, Philadelphia, PA., autograph letter signed to D. Appleton & Co., 10 May 1856

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Title:
John William Wallace, Philadelphia, PA., autograph letter signed to D. Appleton & Co., 10 May 1856
Description:
Requests the suppression of an anecdote about General Washington's profanity, which Griswold quoted from Horace Binney Wallace in the Republican Court, pp. 304-305, since it has proved offensive to many who are "more religious than reasonable".
Author:
Wallace, John William, 1815-1884
Addressee:
D. Appleton and Company
Date:
May 10, 1856
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 18, Ms. Gris. 1159 (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
Wallace, H. B. (Horace Binney), 1817-1852
Washington, George, 1732-1799
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. 1159
Barcode:
39999085429189