Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873

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American editor, critic, journalist, Civil War poet.

From the description of Poems by John Reuben Thompson, 1870 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50298951

Thompson moved to New York in 1867.

From the description of Letter [between 1867 and 1873] Wednesday, New York, to Charles Henry Quarles [Washington, D.C.?] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364281

American editor and poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to E.H.N. Patterson of Oquawka, Illinois, 1849 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572155

Poet, editor, critic, and journalist.

From the description of Papers of John R. Thompson [manuscript], 1842-1926. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647896473

Correspondent for the London Index and the Memphis Appeal.

From the description of Civil War journal, 1864. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54077030

American poet and editor.

From the description of Letters to Roberts Brothers [manuscript], 1870, 1872. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806400

American author.

From the description of Papers of John Reuben Thompson [manuscript], 1846-1876. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647828008

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creatorOf Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868. Letters : of William C. Rives, 1825 and 1846. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Baynham, William, 1749-1814,. Papers of the Hunter-Garnett Family [manuscript] 1703-1970 (bulk, 1770-1880). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letters, Richmond, to George Frederick Holmes [manuscript] 1852 Aug. 24, Sept. 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Letters to R. T. Conrad, Susan Ingram, Horace Greeley, George W. Eveleth, Annie Richmond, J. Augustus Shea, J. E. Snodgrass, John R. Thompson [manuscript], 1841-1849. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Correspondence to George H. Boker, 1869. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Burwell, William M. (William MacCreary), 1809-1888. Papers of William M. Burwell [manuscript], 1734-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Avery, William T. (William Tecumsah), 1819-1880. Letter to John Reuben Thompson, 1852 June 17. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letter [between 1867 and 1873] Wednesday, New York, to Charles Henry Quarles [Washington, D.C.?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1761-1904. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letters to Roberts Brothers [manuscript], 1870, 1872. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hall, Fitzedward, 1825-1901. Letters of the Rives family [manuscript], 1832-1882. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. Papers, 1845-1893 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Death of Webster : poem, [1851-1875?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Alden, Timothy, 1736-1828. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1753-1952. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf University of Virginia. Alumni Association. Minutes of the New York Chapter of the University of Virginia Alumni Association [manuscript], 1870. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897. Papers of George Frederick Holmes, 1785-1893. Library of Congress
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Autograph letter signed : New York, to John R. Thompson, [18]49 June 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828. Cocke Family Papers, [manuscript] 1689-1968 (bulk 1721-1949). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph verses and photographs of Southern poets of the Civil War, circa 1860-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Cigarette holder, in form of carved hunt scene, which belonged to John Reuben Thompson [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McCabe, W. Gordon (William Gordon), 1841-1920. Papers of W. Gordon McCabe [manuscript], 1757-1920. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Everett, Edward, 1794-1865,. Letters to Archibald and Alexander H.H. Stuart, 1795, 1859. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letter, 1873, March 27, Denver, Colo., to Mary B. Dodge. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. Letter : Roslyn, N.Y., to Julius Nathan, 1877 Oct. 26. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Dickson, Jeannie A. Papers, 1857-1905; (bulk 1865-1886). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letter to B. Johnson Barbour, [manuscript] 1872 July 6. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Poem, to Florence Ward Danforth Newcomb [manuscript] 1866 Dec. 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wynne, Thomas Hicks, 1820-1875. Papers, 1848-1901, [microform]. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Tyler, John, 1790-1862. Letter to J. R. Thompson [manuscript], 1856 May 26. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Manuscript notes for Pinkadia [manuscript] : Review for Godey's Dec. 1845, of Poetical works of Elizabeth Oakes Smith ; Letter to Poe from Charles Dickens, 1846 ; Letters concerning him between Rufus W. Griswold, James K. Paulding, John R. Thompson, Sarah Helen Whitman, Julian Hawthorne, Robert Underwood Johnson, Richard Henry Savage, 1843-1896, 1836-1896. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. John Reuben Thompson letter to Benjamin Johnson Barbourh[manuscript] 1870 March 22. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Civil War journal, 1864. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rees & Co. Composite photograph of southern poets, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to E.H.N. Patterson of Oquawka, Illinois, 1849 Nov. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Morgan, John Tyler, 1824-1907. Letter to John Reuben Thompson [manuscript], 1860 April 20. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn DeLeon, Edwin, 1818-1891. Edwin DeLeon papers, 1846-1933. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Chambers, Charles. Letter to John R. Thompson, 1860 March 13. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Letters of Alfred Tennyson, 1865-1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931,. Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:, 1790-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letter to Lecture Committee of the Harrison Literary Institute. Richmond, VA. 1860 Oct. 1. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Christian, Kate Brockenbrough Newton, fl. 1862-1932,. Articles concerning "The burial of Latané", 1904- 1944, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Humphreys, Noreen I. K. Letter, 1976 September 14, Carson City, Nev., to the Editor, Record Courier, Gardnerville, Nev. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. Papers, 1848-1898. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Barbour, B. Johnson (Benjamin Johnson), 1821-1894. Papers of the Barbour family [manuscript], 1672-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. Thomas Carlyle Papers, 1809-1927. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Carr, Dabney, 1773-1837. Papers of the Terrell family [manuscript], 1790-1870. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Papers of John Reuben Thompson [manuscript], 1846-1876. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Letters to John Reuben Thompson & "My dear Sir" [manuscript] 1865 Nov. 1 & 1873 Jan. 18. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. Letter : Roslyn, N.Y., to Julius Nathan, 1877 Oct. 26. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Rives, William Cabell, 1825-1889. Papers of William Cabell Rives [manuscript], 1860-1882. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letters to John P. Kennedy [manuscript] 1847-1850. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn McCabe, W. Gordon (William Gordon), 1841-1920. Letters to R.H. Stoddard [manuscript], 1873. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ritchie, Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt, 1819-1873. J. R. Thompson's account of Poe as given to Mrs. Ritchie & by her relative to Mrs. [Julia D.] Freeman : essay(fragment), [after 1849]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Poems by John Reuben Thompson, 1870 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Letter to Epes Sargent, 1859 December 12. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letter to Eugene Didier. New York, NY. 1868 Jan. 28. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letter to Henry Stevens Randall [manuscript] 1860 Feb. 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Legaré, Joseph J., 1831-1901. Joseph J. Legare letter to John R. Thompson, [manuscript], 1860 May 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letters of John Reuben Thompson [manuscript], 1843-1867. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Papers of John R. Thompson [manuscript], 1842-1926. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Chambers, Charles. person
associatedWith Cist, Lewis J. (Lewis Jacob), 1818-1885, person
associatedWith Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886 person
associatedWith Cook, Horatio, fl. 1843, person
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associatedWith Minor, Benjamin Blake, 1818-1905, person
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associatedWith Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914 person
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associatedWith Wynne, Thomas Hicks, 1820-1875. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Richmond (Va.)
Virginia--Richmond
London (England)
New York (N.Y.)
United States
Subject
Autographs--Collectors and collecting
Book reviewing
Publishers and Publishing
Abortion--History--19th century
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Birth 1823-10-23

Death 1873-04-30

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