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Sarah Helen (Power) Whitman autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, [1848?]

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Title:
Sarah Helen (Power) Whitman autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, [1848?]
Description:
Has been to ill to write. Regrets sending poems in such a "rude state" [for Female Poets of America, 1848]. Lists poems she wants included: "David," "The Sleeping Beauty," "The Lost Church," "The Past," "Summer's Invitation to the Orphan," "How Softly Comes the Summer Wind," and "The Song of Spring. Sends a copy of a biographical notice written by a friend for Miss May's" collection; also a poem, "Stanzas with a Bridal Ring.
Author:
Whitman, Sarah Helen, 1803-1878
Addressee:
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857
Date:
[1848?]
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Poetry
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 19, Ms. Gris. 1206-1207 (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. 1207
Barcode:
39999085424776