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Lambert A. Wilmer, Philadelphia, PA., autograph letter signed to John Tomlin, 20 May 1843

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Title:
Lambert A. Wilmer, Philadelphia, PA., autograph letter signed to John Tomlin, 20 May 1843
Description:
Has sent Tomlin Recantation. Sumner L. Fairfield has become "a common loafer," and Poe is "going headlong to destruction." Describes the disintegration of the "Philadelphia Clique" - [Robert T.] Conrad, R[obert] Morris, [Joseph C.] Neal. Will soon publish Preferment, a political satire.
Author:
Wilmer, Lambert A., 1805?-1863
Addressee:
Tomlin, Jno. (John)
Date:
May 20, 1843
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 19, Ms. Gris. 1248 (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
Fairfield, Sumner Lincoln, 1803-1844
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Conrad, Robert Taylor, 1810-1858
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. 1248
Barcode:
39999085424776