Authors, American--19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00183
Scope and Contents
Letter written by John S. Barry in Boston, Massachusetts to J.T. Buckingham asking why he has yet to review his book, "History of Massachusetts" after receiving a copy. 1857 August 7.
Dates: 1857 August 7
Identifier: Mss. 65 B86
Scope and Contents Papers of Alexander Brown relating to the writings of his books, including notes, transcripts, drafts and correspondence with publisher Houghton, Mifflin & Co. and with members of his family requesting genealogical information. Collection includes letters of Benson J. Lossing concerning his "Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution"; and "Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812"; and part of an agreement between the Mexican government and American capitalists drafted in the...
Collection — Box 1: Series id242317; Series id242176; Series id242181; Series id242189, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents A two page letter and quotation card, written and signed by Molly Elliot Seawell. Transcriptions were provided by the dealer.Content warnings for derogatory language directed towards people of African descent, and cultural appropriation. The quotation card reads "Molly Elliot Seawell, Washington D.C., December 2nd 1896. The laughing philosopher had attained the goal of all wisdom, while the weeping philosopher stood whimpering at the starting post." The...
Dates: December 2nd, 1896; January 16th, 1899.
Identifier: SC 01640
Scope and Contents Collection of 15 letters addressed to John S. Wise, in New York, City, New York. Most are written from the American lawyer and author, Robert Green Ingersoll. Other letters are from other notable actors, authors, and playwrights such as James Morrison Steele MacKay, Albert Marsham Palmer, and John Martin Tracy. Most letters are more personal in nature and detail regrets for not attending functions or for not writing sooner. Some request advice regarding ideas, lay out plans for travel,...