Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated.

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated.

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated.

Manuscripts inserted into James Thomas Fields,Yesterdays with authors (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and company, The Riverside Press,Cambridge, 1882), including letters, notes, and compositions.

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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Lippincott, Sara Jane (Clarke) 1823-1904

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Fechter, Charles, 1824-1879

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English actor and dramatist of German origin. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 29 June 1864, to an unidentified recipient, 1864 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576797 Epithet: actor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x00002b Actor. Full name: Charles Albert Fechter. From the description of Charles Fechter letter, un...

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Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771

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British poet. From the description of Collection of notebooks containing Thomas Gray's notes on his reading, a catalog of his library, and a copy of his will : [England], 1740s-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612342648 From the description of Autograph notes on Lysias and Isocrates, 1747 Mar. 20-1748 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508038 From the description of Autograph notes on Thucydides and Xenophon : [England], [174-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855

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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 ...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Parsons, Thomas William, 1819-1892

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...

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Hogarth, George, 1783-1870

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Harness, William, 1790-1869

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English divine, Shakespeare scholar, intimate friend of Byron in youth. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mr. Murray, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505430 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Wm. M. Thackeray, 1846 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270505439 ...

Forster, John, 1812-1876

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John Forster was born and raised in Newcastle by Unitarian parents, and educated at Cambridge and London's Inner Temple. He became an important literary critic and editor, and wrote numerous books of his own, notably several biographies. Forster's greatest contribution may have been as literary adviser and advocate for some of the key authors of his day, including Tennyson, Browning, Dickens, and Carlyle. His support, advice, and promotion of authors and writing helped define Victorian taste. Fo...

Kenyon, John, 1784-1856

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Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867

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