Letters of Anne Grant, 1822-1836. (Archival material, 1822) [WorldCat.org]
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Letters of Anne Grant, 1822-1836.

Author: Anne MacVicar Grant; Thomas Carlyle; Hemans, Mrs.; Andrews Morton
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A letter, 1826 March 26, from Grant to Felicia Dorothea Hemans, praises Hemans on her book of poetry, "Forest Sanctuary," sent by the author, and describes a poem she herself began working on fifty years ago. She also sends condolences on a death in the family, and mentions various people.
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Genre/Form: Letters (correspondence)
Named Person: Booth family.; Cuthbert Collingwood Collingwood, Baron; James Fenimore Cooper; Fletcher family.; Reginald Heber; Hemans, Mrs.; J G Lockhart; Booth family.; Fletcher family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Anne MacVicar Grant; Thomas Carlyle; Hemans, Mrs.; Andrews Morton
OCLC Number: 35035731
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Description: 7 items

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A letter, 1826 March 26, from Grant to Felicia Dorothea Hemans, praises Hemans on her book of poetry, "Forest Sanctuary," sent by the author, and describes a poem she herself began working on fifty years ago. She also sends condolences on a death in the family, and mentions various people.

A letter, 1829 February 27, from Grant to Andrews Norton, discusses a recent visit of Norton to Scotland, comments on the poet, Felicia Dorothea Hemans, and mentions "Notions of the Americans," "Life of Lord Collingwood, " "Journal and Letters of Bishop Heber, " and the criticism of Lockhart's "Life of Burns" in the Edinburgh Review by Thomas Carlyle. Also laments trials of old age, sends greetings to American friends.

A letter of introduction to Thomas Carlyle is present . There are also two invitations; a note regarding hunting; and a letter, 1822 July 1, describing visits and various family matters. Families discussed include the Fletchers and the Booths.

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