Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection 1835-1863


Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection 1835-1863



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Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864 (person)

George Pope Morris (October 10, 1802 – July 6, 1864) was an American editor, poet, and songwriter. With Nathaniel Parker Willis, he co-founded the daily New York Evening Mirror by merging his fledgling weekly New-York Mirror with Willis's American Monthly in August 1831. Morris is credited with the longevity the Evening Mirror would enjoy and for giving it a wide scope, covering not only news and entertainment but reviews of the fine arts, editorials, and many original engravings. Morris al...

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Ruggles, Samuel B. (Samuel Bulkley), 1800-1881 (person)

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

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Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902 (person)

Attorney, teacher, legal scholar. LL.B. Harvard Law School, 1856; LL.D., 1894; Royall Prof. 1874-1883; Weld Prof. 1883-1902. Law practice in Boston, 1856-1874. Chairman, Committe on Indian Legislation, 1887-1892. Consultant on Dakota Constitution of 1889. Author of Preliminary Treatise on the Law of Evidence at Common Law (1898), John Marshall (1901), A Western Journey with Emerson (1884). From the description of Papers of James Bradley Thayer, 1787-1902 (inclusive), 1850-1902 (bulk)...

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Lounsbury, Thomas R., 1838-1915 (person)

American author and philologist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : New Haven and Washington, D.C., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Apr. 2-1913 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591809 Thomas R. Lounsbury was born in Ovid, New York on January 1, 1838. He graduated from Yale (B.A., 1859) and served in the Civil War (1862-1865). He taught in New York and returned to teach at Yale's Sheffield Scientific School in 1870. He served as prof...

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Poet and author; resident of "Beechmoor," Jefferson County, Ky. From the description of Poems, 1867-1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20460671 ...

Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 (person)

Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855 (person)

Mitford was an English author and dramatist. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374161 From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Mary Russell Mitford was an English poet, playwright, and short-story writer. From the description of Mary Russell Mitford collection of ...

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 (person)

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Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906 (person)

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Fay, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1807-1898 (person)

Theodore Sedgwick Fay was an American novelist and poet. In 1828 he joined N. P. Willis and George Pope Morris in the editorship of the New York mirror. In 1833 he began supplying the Mirror with a series of sprightly travel sketches from Europe. Edgar Allan Poe's excoriating review of Fay's popular novel, Norman Leslie, in 1835 launched Poe's career as a critic. After holding various diplomatic posts in London, Berlin, and Switzerland, Fay retired in 1861 to Germany where he died. F...

Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858 (person)

American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

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