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Edwin Percy Whipple, Boston, MA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 9 March 1847

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Title:
Edwin Percy Whipple, Boston, MA., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 9 March 1847
Description:
Criticizes Griswold's book [Prose Writers of America]. Thinks his own abilities are overrated. Mentions Duyckinck's new Journal [the Literary World], and Bowen's article against Emerson in the next North American Review. [C. C. ?] Felton, not Whipple wrote a previous review of [William Gilmer?] Simms.
Author:
Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
March 9, 1847
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 18, Ms. Gris. 1184 (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
Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878
Extent:
1 item
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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. 1184
Barcode:
39999085429189