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|Named Person:||Mathew B Brady; Frederick Marryat; Jane Porter; Henry T Tuckerman; Nathaniel Parker Willis|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nathaniel Parker Willis; Thomas Bailey Aldrich; Almont Barnes; Anne C Lynch Botta; N I Bowditch; Benjamin F Butler; Theodore S Fay; James Thomas Fields; James Henry Hackett; Fitz-Greene Halleck; Abraham Hart; Benson John Lossing; Thomas R Lounsbury; Mary Russell Mitford; George Pope Morris; John Williamson Palmer; John Gorham Palfrey; James Parton; Ephraim Peabody; Samuel B Ruggles; Epes Sargent; Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith; Osmond Tiffany; Teresa Griffin Vielé; George Virtue; Catherine A Warfield; Cornelia Willis; Harper & Brothers,
|Notes:||Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.|
|Other Titles:||Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection|
Subjects in his correspondence include his travels in England, 1831-1836; publication matters, particularly involving the Home Journal; his literary work and the writings of others; financial success of his plays; and his family and health.
Briefer topics include a portrait of James T. Fields by Mathew Brady; his narrowly averted duel with Captain James Marryat; meeting Jane Porter; help from Henry Tuckerman; and duty on books published in England.
Recipients include Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Almont Barnes, Ann Lynch Botta, Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch, Benjamin Franklin Butler, Theodore Sedgwick Fay, James T. Fields, James Henry Hackett, Fitz-Green Halleck, Abraham Hart, Harper & Brothers, Asa Hutchinson, Benson John Lossing, Thomas R. Lounsbury, Mary Russell Mitford, George Pope Morris, John Gorham Palfrey, John Williamson Palmer, James Parton, E[phraim?] Peabody, Samuel B. Ruggles, Epes Sargent, Elizabeth Oakes Smith, Osmond Tiffany, Teresa Vielé, George Virtue, and Catherine Ann Warfield.
There is also one letter written by Cornelia Willis for her husband.
In addition the collection contains a photograph, two engravings, and a magazine drawing of Willis, and an engraving of a house, "Ashland."