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Papers of Edward Everett 1811-1864.

Author: Edward EverettNathan AppletonL A DimockHenry Wadsworth LongfellowJohn Gorham PalfreyAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains manuscripts of "The Influence of imagination" [1811] and "Guizot's Washington", ca. 1840, a review sent to John G. Palfrey of Guizot's "Life, correspondence and writings of Washington."
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Genre/Form: Letters (Correspondence)
Manuscripts for publication
Reviews
Named Person: Joshua Bates; John Romeyn Brodhead; Thomas Dowse; Edward Everett; Guizot, M.; Joseph Henry; George Stillman Hillard; William Hickling Prescott; George Ticknor; William Davis Ticknor; William Adolphus Wheeler
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Everett; Nathan Appleton; L A Dimock; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; John Gorham Palfrey; Benjamin Pierce; William Hickling Prescott; Epes Sargent; William Adolphus Wheeler; D. Appleton and Company,
OCLC Number: 647875624
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Description: 13 items.
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Contains manuscripts of "The Influence of imagination" [1811] and "Guizot's Washington", ca. 1840, a review sent to John G. Palfrey of Guizot's "Life, correspondence and writings of Washington."

Correspondence concerning publications includes letters about George S. Hillard's translation of the Introduction to Guizot's book, William H. Prescott's "History of the conquest of Mexico," Everett's "Mount Vernon papers," his article on Thomas Dowse, and his evaluation of a work by William A. Wheeler, with which George Ticknor agrees.

Other correspondence includes letters concerning Joseph Henry's and John R. Brodhead's qualifications to be first secretary of the Smithsonian, Everett's declining to speak to the Young Men's Lecture Association of Westfield, Mass., a letter of thanks for Epes Sargent's "Songs of the sea with other poems," and a letter requesting the return of a letter by William D. Ticknor and Joshua Bates concerning the Boston City Library.

Correspondents include John S. Palfrey, William H. Prescott, Benjamin Pierce, Epes Sargent, Henry W. Longfellow, Nathan Appleton, L. A. Dimock, D. Appleton Company, and William A. Wheeler.

Also includes a receipt by Everett for a map presented to the Harvard Law Library by John G. Palfrey.

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