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Elizabeth Hawthorne autograph letter signed to James Thomas Fields, [Salem], 12 December 1870

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Title:
Elizabeth Hawthorne autograph letter signed to James Thomas Fields, [Salem], 12 December 1870
Description:
Believes the articles on Nathaniel Hawthorne in the Portland, ME newspapers have some truth. Recalls his boyhood in Raymond, ME, his early laments, the charm he had for strangers. Date and place are given in a note by J.T. Fields. The biographical material was used in "The Whispering Galley" in The Atlantic Monthly Feb. & Mar. 1871. For newspaper articles see 21 May, 25 June, and 9 July 1870.
Author:
Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, 1802-1883
Addressee:
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881
Name on Item:
E. M. Hawthorne
Date:
December 12, 1870
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS C.1.11 Box 1 Folder 02 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Sophia Hawthorne correspondence with James and Annie Fields, 1851-1904
Subjects:
Authors' spouses
Women authors, American
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Salem
Extent:
3 sheets (11 p.)
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Notes (date):
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Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Call #:
MS C.1.11 (2)
Barcode:
39999085841268