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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, [Boston], [April 26, 1841]

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Title:
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, [Boston], [April 26, 1841]
Description:
Peabody tells about the first arrivals at Brook Farm, including Hawthorne. There will be a meeting at her house on 12 May to discuss the future of the community, especially the school, and to raise money. Quoted in The Idyll of Brook Farm, p. 14-17.
Author:
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894
Addressee:
Dwight, John Sullivan, 1813-1893
Name on Item:
E. P. Peabody
Date:
[April 26, 1841]
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS E.4.1 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
John Sullivan Dwight correspondence regarding Brook Farm, 1840-1848
Subjects:
Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
2 sheets (4 p.)
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Terms of Use:
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Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Letter quoted in: Haraszti, Zoltàn. "The Idyll of Brook Farm as Revealed by Unpublished Letters in the Boston Public Library." Trustees of the Boston Public Library, 1937, Boston.
Language:
English
Call #:
MS E.4.1 no. 33
Barcode:
39999085841391