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Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Addenda, 1763-1985; Addition (1997), 1763-1985; Literary file; Prose; circa 1886 , "A tall, erect, wide awake looking but feeble moving old man..." draft
John Trumbull, Hartford, CT., autograph letter signed to Mathew Carey, 4 June 1785

John Trumbull, Hartford, CT., autograph letter signed to Mathew Carey,...

Will permit republications of his works. Has decided not to suppress the Progress of Dulness [1772], and has transcribed The Vanity of Ambition. Will republish McFingal [1775, 1782]. If the addressee intends to... More

John Ledyard, L'Orient, France., autograph letter signed to Thomas and George Ledyard, 23 February 1785

John Ledyard, L'Orient, France., autograph letter signed to Thomas and...

Describes his life in France and his prospects. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Ledyard, London, Eng., manuscript copy of letter to Abigail Moore, June 1788

John Ledyard, London, Eng., manuscript copy of letter to Abigail Moore...

An account of the writer's exploits, and plans for further travel. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Ledyard, London, Eng., manuscript copy of letter to Abigail Moore, June 1788

John Ledyard, London, Eng., manuscript copy of letter to Abigail Moore...

An account of the writer's exploits, and plans for further travel. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection: Supplementary File, 1806-1981; Speeches and Writings File, 1866-1978; Books; Traubel, Horace; Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman ( 1889 ); Proofs; Final proofs
American Literature and Fine Arts, rewarding Patriotism and Virtue

American Literature and Fine Arts, rewarding Patriotism and Virtue

Allegorical scene of muses creating portraits and sculptured busts of George Washington and others. Illus. in: The Port folio Magazine. Philadelphia, 1810-1815. Reference copy may be in LOT 4710. This record co... More

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 April 1813

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 Apri...

Expresses the writer's delight in Washington Irving's History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 April 1813

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 Apri...

Expresses the writer's delight in Washington Irving's History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 April 1813

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 Apri...

Expresses the writer's delight in Washington Irving's History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 April 1813

Sir Walter Scott, Abbotsford, letter signed to Henry Brevoort, 23 Apri...

Expresses the writer's delight in Washington Irving's History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Walt Whitman Papers: Reproductions; Photocopies; National Archives and Records Administration, records, 1864-1874
Walt Whitman Papers: Reproductions; Photocopies; National Archives and Records Administration, records, 1864-1874
Manuscript poem: "To the Indian Girl of Lake Ontario," [8 May 1824]
Manuscript poem: "To the Indian Girl of Lake Ontario," [8 May 1824]
John Neal manuscript poem, 1828: "The Ideot-Boy."
John Neal manuscript poem, 1828: "The Disappointed One."
William Wirt, Baltimore, MD., autograph letter signed to [Edgar Allan Poe], 11 May 1829

William Wirt, Baltimore, MD., autograph letter signed to [Edgar Allan ...

Returns a poem ["Al Aaraaf"] submitted for the writer's criticism. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 27 February 1830

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 27 February ...

Thanks the addressee for copies of [Henry] Clay's speech, and promises to send other speeches in "the late debate. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Gives information about admission to West Point. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Gives information about admission to West Point. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Gives information about admission to West Point. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Edward Everett, Washington, DC., autograph letter signed, 1 April 1830

Gives information about admission to West Point. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Mary M. Burbank, 546 Houston [?] St., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 13 May

Mary M. Burbank, 546 Houston [?] St., autograph letter signed to R. W....

Postpones submitting her manuscript. Asks for his criticism. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

William Whiteman Fosdick, No .347 Broadway, (New York?) Thursday morning., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

William Whiteman Fosdick, No .347 Broadway, (New York?) Thursday morni...

A letter of thanks for a favor [a criticism?]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

(? Smith) Rose Wyman document

(? Smith) Rose Wyman document

Biographical data on Miss Smith, who was the "chief star" of the [NY.] Morning Chronicle. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Frances Sargent (Locke) Osgood manuscript poem: "Within a frame more glorious than the gem..," "Reprove me not that I still change..," "High connections."
Sarah Sprague Jacobs manuscript poems: "I mourn that this world changes not..," "Ubi Amor, ibi Fides," "A Lamentation," "A Vesper," "Listen, what sounds are these..," "Girl-Dreams," "A fountain in a crowded street..," "Benedetta"

Sarah Sprague Jacobs manuscript poems: "I mourn that this world change...

Printed clipping: "From the Cambridge Chronicle". Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Alice Cary, New York, autograph draft

Alice Cary, New York, autograph draft

Dedication of Poems [Boston 1855]. Consists partly of printed clippings, pasted in. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poems about Cuba
George G. Foster, Oswego, NY., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 30 September 1834

George G. Foster, Oswego, NY., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswo...

Expresses his warm affection for Griswold. Begs him to come to Oswego. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Robert Hinckley Messinger manuscript: Memoir

Robert Hinckley Messinger manuscript: Memoir

Biographical data. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, New York, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold and Miss Hessie [Myers]

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, New York, autograph letter signed to R. W. ...

Hopes to visit them before their departure for the south. Lists some books which he wishes Griswold to send him. Hoffman has been deprived of his office. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

John Pendleton Kennedy, Baltimore., autograph letter signed to Thomas Willis White, 3 November 1834

John Pendleton Kennedy, Baltimore., autograph letter signed to Thomas ...

Has no time at present to contribute to the [Southern Literary] Messenger. Praises [James Ewell] Heath's Edge-hill. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 47 Warren St. (NY?), autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, postmarked 10 May

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 47 Warren St. (NY?), autograph letter signe...

Discusses the work of Hoffman. Asks for an "impression" of the writer's pages in Poets of America. Will Griswold have Cary & Hart send Talfourd's Miscellanies? Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Phoebe Cary manuscript poem: Supplication, by Elmina Waldo (Cary) Swift
Julia (Ward) Howe manuscript poem: "Wordsworth."
Charles William Everest, The Place where you ought to be. Monday evening., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Charles William Everest, The Place where you ought to be. Monday eveni...

Inquires about the time limit for [an article on John?] Burroughs. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Anna Mary Freeman manuscript poem: "Lines on seeing some Jessamine Flowers."
Henry William Herbert autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Henry William Herbert autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Will soon be ready to do the "theological article", asks for the volume of Gibbon containing Theodosius. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Thomas Bangs Thorpe document

Thomas Bangs Thorpe document

Biographical sketch [for Prose Writers of America]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

H. S. de G. manuscript poem: "The Exile."
L. S. Y. manuscript poems: "A Dream," "Time," and "The Voices of the Winds.
Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 47 Warren St. (NY?), autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, postmarked 10 May

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 47 Warren St. (NY?), autograph letter signe...

Discusses the work of Hoffman. Asks for an "impression" of the writer's pages in Poets of America. Will Griswold have Cary & Hart send Talfourd's Miscellanies? Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Jane Taylor (Lomax) Worthington manuscript poems: "The Death at Sea."
Charles Fenno Hoffman, Wednesday morning., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, [22 December]

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Wednesday morning., autograph letter signed to ...

States his unwillingness to lecture before any society without a formal invitation. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

William Mitchell Gillespie, Saturday morning, autograph letter signed to Edgar Allan Poe

William Mitchell Gillespie, Saturday morning, autograph letter signed ...

Asks for an opportunity to copy Poe's remarks in praise of [Frances] Osgood. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Samuel Eddy manuscript by unknown writer.

Samuel Eddy manuscript by unknown writer.

Biographical data. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poems about Cuba
Manuscript poem: "The Witch's Deed"

Manuscript poem: "The Witch's Deed"

2 copies. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Elizabeth Oakes (Prince) Smith autograph letter signed to Miss [Caroline?] May

Elizabeth Oakes (Prince) Smith autograph letter signed to Miss [Caroli...

Autobiographical sketch [for Female Poets of America, 1849?]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

James Freeman Clarke manuscript poem: "Triformis Diana."

James Freeman Clarke manuscript poem: "Triformis Diana."

The poem is printed in The Poets of America. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

William Croswell Doane manuscript poem, Grey Cliff, Newport.,
Nathaniel Parker Willis autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Nathaniel Parker Willis autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Already has the Poems. Wishes to borrow Moultrie and Whistlecraft [J. H. Frere's The Monks and the Giants]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Frederick William Thomas manuscript poem: "A Fact in Relation to a Certain Physician, Versified."
Erastus Wolcott Ellsworth manuscript poem: "Robinson Crusoe."
Charles Frederick Briggs autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Charles Frederick Briggs autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Sends the second volume of the Architect, the text written by himself. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Frances Sargent (Locke) Osgood manuscript poem: "Woman or the Diamond-fay."
John William Wallace autograph document: Extracts from four letters of Elias Boudinot to his wife

John William Wallace autograph document: Extracts from four letters of...

Extracts from four letters of Elias Boudinot (1740-1821) to his wife, describing the reception of [Conrad Alexandre] Gerard (1778) and Boudinot's part in two processions in 1790 and 1798 respectively. Courtesy ... More

Henry William Herbert, Schooley's Mountain, NJ., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 23 August

Henry William Herbert, Schooley's Mountain, NJ., autograph letter sign...

Asks if Griswold received The Bride of Ceylon and Hunting in the Highlands, apparently lost in the mails. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Julia (Ward) Howe manuscript poem: "To a Beautiful Statue."
George Bush autograph manuscript

George Bush autograph manuscript

Autobiographical data. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poems about Cuba
T[imothy?] M[ather] Cooley manuscript poem: "The Angel's Winter Visit."
John Jay autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 25 July

John Jay autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 25 July

Encloses a rough draft about Mrs. [Sarah Van Brugh (Livingston)] Jay. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Henry Charles Carey, Friday, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Henry Charles Carey, Friday, autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Makes an appointment at the office of the International [Monthly Magazine]. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Cornelius Mathews autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Cornelius Mathews autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Asks about publication in Philadelphia of the writer's "Puffer Hopkins." [Evert Augustus] Duyckinck would like a set of plates of The Gift for 1842 and 1843. Also asks for return of the autograph sonnets of Mis... More

Charles Swain, Manchester, (Eng), autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Charles Swain, Manchester, (Eng), autograph letter signed to R. W. Gri...

Consents to republication of the writer's poems in America under Griswold's editorship. Sends some volumes of his works, including the 1841 edition of The Mind. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Elizabeth Hoppin (Wetmore) Cheever autograph letter signed, 20 November

Elizabeth Hoppin (Wetmore) Cheever autograph letter signed, 20 Novembe...

An invitation to an evening party. Asks him to return her husband's poem. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Edward Everett, Charlestown, MA., autograph letter signed to Thomas Willis White, 7 September 1834

Edward Everett, Charlestown, MA., autograph letter signed to Thomas Wi...

Expresses approval of the [Southern] Literary Messenger. Regrets that he cannot afford to subscribe. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poem: "Thanksgiving"
Julia (Ward) Howe, Newport, RI., autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold, 17 July

Julia (Ward) Howe, Newport, RI., autograph letter signed to R. W. Gris...

Cannot furnish a portrait for The Female Poets of America. Refers Griswold to [James Thomas] Fields for a choice of poems. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Sends notices of Mrs. [Elizabeth Oakes] Smith and Mrs. [Emma C.] Embury. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poems: "To a babe looking in its hand," "The Gay Coquette" and "Growing Old."
Timothy Flint, Alexandria Red River, LA., autograph letter signed to Thomas W. White, 20 November 1834

Timothy Flint, Alexandria Red River, LA., autograph letter signed to T...

Praises the [Southern Literary] Messenger. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Park Benjamin, New York, autograph letter signed to [George R. Graham], 19 June

Park Benjamin, New York, autograph letter signed to [George R. Graham]...

Sends an article and informs Graham that he will draw on him later in payment for that and other contributions. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Mrs. Anna Cora (Ogden) Mowatt Ritchie, Fourth Avenue, NY. Thursday evening., autograph letter to Edgar Allan Poe

Mrs. Anna Cora (Ogden) Mowatt Ritchie, Fourth Avenue, NY. Thursday eve...

Sends manuscript of her comedy [unnamed], for Poe's criticism. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Elizabeth Bogart manuscript poem: "The Portrait."
John Kearsley Mitchell manuscript

John Kearsley Mitchell manuscript

Biographical data. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Birt Hinton, Quebec?, autograph letter signed

Birt Hinton, Quebec?, autograph letter signed

Encloses some of his own poems for criticism. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Sarah Jane (Clarke) Lippincott, (Grace Greenwood, pseudonym) manuscript poem: "The Lover of His Faithless Mistress."
John Richardson, 13 Wooster St. (New York), autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

John Richardson, 13 Wooster St. (New York), autograph letter signed to...

Offers to sell The Life and Death of Tecumseh to Griswold for his periodical. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poem: "The Iron Age"
Rebecca Shepard (Reed) Nichols autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Rebecca Shepard (Reed) Nichols autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswo...

Biographical data [for Female Poets of America]. Letter written and signed by Mary B. Williams, for Mrs. Nichols, with a note at the end written and signed by Mrs. Nichols herself. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

James Freeman Clarke autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

James Freeman Clarke autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Encloses a letter from the Reverend Eph[raim] Peabody. Mrs. Hooper's family objects to the publication of her poems. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Mrs. Anna Cora (Ogden) Mowatt Ritchie manuscript biography

Mrs. Anna Cora (Ogden) Mowatt Ritchie manuscript biography

Written in two hands, both unknown. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Rufus Wilmot Griswold manuscript

Rufus Wilmot Griswold manuscript

Refutes [Elizabeth (Lummis)] Ellet's accusations as to his moral conduct. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Unknown autograph note signed to [Rufus Griswold]
William Henry Huntington manuscript

William Henry Huntington manuscript

Biographical data on Donald Grant Mitchell. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Estelle Anna Blanche (Robinson) Lewis autograph letter signed, 4 April

Estelle Anna Blanche (Robinson) Lewis autograph letter signed, 4 April

Discusses a proposed collected edition of her poems. Sends a letter regarding the sale of her Child of the Sea in Albany. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poem: "The Iron Age"
Daniel Pierce Thompson, [Montpelier, VT.?], autograph note signed to Stringer and Townsend

Daniel Pierce Thompson, [Montpelier, VT.?], autograph note signed to S...

Asks if they wish to exchange with the [Green Mountain] Freeman. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript autograph note: "Learning to Read" and manuscript poems: "Apollo may fret, etc." "There's one in the world.. " and "Always be sad, never look glad."
Phoebe Cary letter

Phoebe Cary letter

Asks for the Art Journal or other pictures of costumes. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Manuscript poems about Cuba
Susan Archer (Talley) Weiss autograph letter signed to [Mr. Valentine?]

Susan Archer (Talley) Weiss autograph letter signed to [Mr. Valentine?...

Sends volume of her manuscript poems for addressee to take to Griswold. Would like him to arrange for her to contribute to some New York journal. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Susan Archer (Talley) Weiss autograph letter signed to [Mr. Valentine?]

Susan Archer (Talley) Weiss autograph letter signed to [Mr. Valentine?...

Sends volume of her manuscript poems for addressee to take to Griswold. Would like him to arrange for her to contribute to some New York journal. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Charles Frederick Briggs autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Charles Frederick Briggs autograph letter signed to R. W. Griswold

Sends the second volume of the Architect, the text written by himself. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[J. Henshaw Belcher] autograph draft

[J. Henshaw Belcher] autograph draft

Biographical sketch of Gov. Jonathan Belcher. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Pamela (Dwight) Sedgwick

Pamela (Dwight) Sedgwick

Biographical sketch. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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