O'Sullivan, John L. (John Louis), 1813-1895

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Nineteenth-century journalist, diplomat, adventurer, O'Sullivan became a defender of slavery, a champion of reforms for women, labor, criminals, and public schools, and ended his life promoting spiritualism.

From the description of Letter, July 15, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53167553

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creatorOf Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872,. Letters from celebrated authors and other eminent men, 1847-1887. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871. Sophia Peabody Hawthorne collection of papers, 1775-1949 bulk (1822-1871). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn James Munroe and Company. Correspondence, 1833-1866. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1813-1904. Clifton Waller Barrett Library
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Neal, Joseph C. (Joseph Clay), 1807-1847. Papers of Joseph Clay Neal [manuscript], 1820-1843. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Anthony Quitman papers, 1833-1858 (inclusive) 1847-1858 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849. Letter from Dolley Payne Todd Madison [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf O'Sullivan, John L. (John Louis), 1813-1895. Letter, July 15, 1861. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857. Papers of Rufus W. Griswold, 1838-1853. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sophia Peabody Hawthorne collection of papers, 1775-1949, 1822-1871 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Letter, 1840 March 15, Boston, to John L. O'Sullivan, Washington, D.C. / Nath. Hawthorne. Dartmouth College Library
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associatedWith Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871. person
associatedWith James Munroe and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872, person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849. person
associatedWith Neal, Joseph C. (Joseph Clay), 1807-1847. person
correspondedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Quitman, John Anthony. person
associatedWith United States. Minister of Residence. corporateBody
correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
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Birth 1813-11-15

Death 1895-03-24


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