Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915.

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Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915.

Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915.

Autograph letters collected by Daniel Butler Fearing.

1 box (.3 linear feet)

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Pancoast, Richard.

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McLellan, Isaac, 1806-1899

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Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

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Mary Howitt, née Botham, English writer and translator. From the description of Mary Howitt manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1828? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430350254 Writer of children's stories and other works, who often wrote with her husband, William Howitt. From the description of Letters, 1835-1854. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122295254 English author. From the description of Papers, 1832-...

Howitt, William, 1792-1879

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English miscellaneous writer. Married Mary Botham, also a miscellaneous writer. From the description of Letters, [1830?-1868]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122464413 Author. From the description of Letter of William Howitt, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451059 William Howitt, English writer. From the description of William Howitt manuscript material : 1 item, 1847 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430356498 ...

Warren Prince

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A. N. Gilbey

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Thomas Gosden

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Thomas Aspinwall

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Baily

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Sprague

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Field, Eugene, 1850-1895

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Eugene Field, an American writer, was born in 1850 to Rosewell Field and Frances Reed. After his mother's death in 1856, he and his brother were sent to live with a cousin in Amherst, Massachusetts. He studied at Williams College from 1868-69. He then studied for a short time at Knox College in Illinois and at the University of Missouri. He married Julia Sutherland Comstock on October 16, 1873. He wrote weekly newspaper columns and also published volumes of poetry and prose. Field died on Novemb...

Fessenden (Family : Me.)

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Hall, Basil, 1788-1844

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Scottish naval officer and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (47) : London, Portsmouth, etc., primarily to his publisher, Edward Moxon, 1830 Feb. 8-1842 July 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507502 Basil Hall, British naval officer and author best known for his Fragments of Voyages and Travels. From the description of Basil Hall manuscript material : 9 items, 1829-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 30212336...

Jane Wilson

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Murray, W. H. H. (William Henry Harrison), 1840-1904

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Clergyman, author. From the description of Papers of W.H.H. Murray, 1887-1889. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51846011 W.H.H. Murray was born in Connecticut and educated at Yale. He was a pastor, lecturer, businessman, and author. From the description of W.H.H. Murray letter to Barnes, 1873. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52075136 Dealer in fresh meats in Libby, Mont. From the description of Lett...

Morgan

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Lennox, William Pitt, Lord, 1799-1881

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English miscellaneous writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., London?], to D. McViccars[?], 1850 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667261 Lord William Pitt Lennox, British army officer and writer. From the description of Lord William Pitt Lennox manuscript material : 2 items, 1845-1858 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 732988271 From the guide to the Lord William Pitt Lennox manuscript material : 2 it...

Jameson, Anna Brownell

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Thompson, Maurice, 1844-1901

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Maurice Thompson was an American author and critic who worked in a number of fields. Born in Indiana, his family moved to Georgia in his youth, where he was home schooled, and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After the war he worked a variety of jobs before moving back to Indiana, eventually opening a law office. As a young lawyer he began publishing articles, popular poetry, and old-fashioned adventure novels; his greatest success was probably a series of articles popularizi...

Briggs, John Joseph, 1819-1876

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Dalziel Brothers

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Chittenden

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Rolleston, George, 1829-1881

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Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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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, ...

Skues, C. A. M

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

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Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1823 and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1840. The next year Baird made an ornithological excursion through the mountains of Pennsylvania, walking (says one of his biographers) 400 miles in 21 days. While still in college Baird met noted naturalist John James Audubon, who gave part of his own collection of birds to the young man and inspired in him a lifelong interest in ornithological studies...

Holder, Charles Frederick, 1851-1915

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Charles F. Holder (1851-1915) was the creator of the Tournament of Roses parade. A native of Massachusetts, he worked as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York before moving to Pasadena in 1885. He originated big game sport fishing in 1898 and founded the Tuna Club on Catalina Island. He was president of the Tournament of Roses Association from 1890-1891 and served as parade grand marshal in 1910. Holder was the author of a variety of books and articles, including Elemen...

Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918

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Daniel B. Fearing of Newport, Rhode Island, was a member of the Grolier Club from 1887 until his death in 1918. From the description of Collection of Japanese and Chinese imprints, [ca. 1800-1900]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122592404 Fearing was a book collector from Newport, Rhode Island. From the guide to the Daniel B. Fearing logbook collection, 1816-1882., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Charles Welsh

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Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895

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Roosevelt, Robert Barnwell, 1829-1906

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Headley, J. T., 1813-1897

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Author and historian. From the description of Letters of Joel Tyler Headley, 1848-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450839 Headley was an American author who wrote numerous books on the U.S. Civil War, as well as biographies and other histories. From the description of [Letters to General George H. Thomas, 1865] / J. T. Headley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686175 American historian. From the description of Autograph letters s...

John Gerard Heckscher

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R Jones

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Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881

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Lawyer, poet and librarian. Street is the author of a number of poetic and prose works. He served as New York State Librarian from 1848 to 1862. From the description of Papers, 1830-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573514 American lawyer, poet, and librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1851 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574434 Street, born in poughkeepsie, N.Y. in ca. 1811, was a...

Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Davy, A.

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Davy, John, 1790-1868

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Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918

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Daniel B. Fearing of Newport, Rhode Island, was a member of the Grolier Club from 1887 until his death in 1918. From the description of Collection of Japanese and Chinese imprints, [ca. 1800-1900]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122592404 Fearing was a book collector from Newport, Rhode Island. From the guide to the Daniel B. Fearing logbook collection, 1816-1882., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Moore.

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Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933

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American clergyman, educator and writer. From the description of Letter to Joseph LeRoy Harrison, 1916 April 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51926632 From the description of Papers of Henry Van Dyke, 1895-1925. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51926567 Clergyman, Princeton University professor of English literature, and sports writer. From the description of Letters to Eugene V. Connett, 1919-1920. (Manchester City Library)...

Satchell, William

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Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Clergyman and historian. From the description of Papers of John G. Palfrey [manuscript], 1858-1868. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814531 Epithet: Reverend; American Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000273 American clergyman, author, and politician. From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to Albert L. Fernald, 1866 Mar. 13. (Unknown). Wor...

Saunders, Frederick, 1807-1902

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Anglo-American librarian and author, international copyright advocate. From the description of Frederick Saunders letter to Dr. J. W. Francis [manuscript], ante 1859. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781303445 American librarian and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.W. Harper, 1852 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634017 ...

Henry E. Burbank

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Marston, Robert Bright, 1853-1927

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Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901

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American author and sailor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Washington, D.C., to Harper & Brothers, 1863-1886 Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611572 Charles Nordhoff (1830-1901) was an American journalist and author. He edited the New York Evening Post from 1857 to 1871, was the New York Herald's Washington correspondent from 1874 to 1890, and wrote political works and books about the sea. He advocated the Union cause in the U.S. Civil W...

Norris, Hedley F.

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Miss Collins

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W. I. Faddis

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Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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Editor of Muskingum Messenger, Ohio state senator, U.S. congressman from Ohio and from New York. Cox was born in Zanesville, Ohio, graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., then studied law. He married Julia Buckingham and began practicing law in Zanesville in 1849. From the description of Correspondence, 1848. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41091956 U.S. representative from Ohio and New York, diplomat, and author. From the description ...

Prime, Samuel Irenaeus, 1812-1885.

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Jesse, Edward, 1780-1868

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Epithet: Commissioner of hackney coaches British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x0002f4 Epithet: writer on natural history British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x0002f6 ...

Chambers, William, 1800-1883

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Editor of Chambers's Journal. From the description of Letter : to Mr. Anderson, 1860 April 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937021 English emigrant. From the description of Journal. 1879. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225711059 ...

Gray, John Edward, 1800-1875

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John Edward Gray was an English naturalist and was the Keeper of the Zoological Department at the British Museum of Natural History for many years. From the description of Papers, 1783-1884. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523596 John Edward Gray (1800-1875) was an English naturalist and the Keeper of the Zoological Department at the British Museum of Natural History from 1840 until 1874. He endeavored to make the British Museum’...

Cannon, Le Grand B. (Le Grand Bouton), 1815-1906

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George Gulliver

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Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925

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Caricaturist, author, and lecturer. From the description of Letters : London, to various correspondents, 1884-1896. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996314 Harry Furniss was an Irish-born illustrator, humorist and lecturer who worked for Punch magazine. From the description of Letters, 1883-1905, and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612822907 British illustrator Harry Furniss was essentially self-taught when he arrived in Lond...

Yarrell, William, 1784-1856

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William Yarrell, an eminent British naturalist, was for many years a vice-president of the Zoological Society. He was also a Fellow of the Linnaean Society, and between 1825 and 1856 he contributed 81 papers to scientific societies and journals. He was the author of A HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES and A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. At his death, his collection of British fishes and other specimens were purchased by the Trustees of the British Museum. From the description of William Yarrell ...

Wilson, John, 1785-1854

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Scottish poet and critic, "Christopher North." From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to an unidentified correspondent, 1842 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587437 "Christopher North". Scottish author. From the description of Autograph note signed with initials : [n.p.], to his wife, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588898 John Wilson (1785-1854) was a Scottish author, the "Christopher North" of Blackwood's Magaz...

Roche, Broderick.

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Scoresby, William, 1789-1857

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English clergyman, scientist, and retired naval captain. From the description of Letter, 1856 Aug 20 and 29; [Grosmont?] Rectory near Exeter, Eng. to Mr. and Mrs. Steward. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 154324303 From the description of Letter, 1856 Aug 20 and 29; [Grosmont?] Rectory near Exeter, Eng. to Mr. and Mrs. Steward. (Smithsonian Institution Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23127745 ...

Skues, G. E. M. (George Edward Mackenzie)

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Benner, Allen Rogers

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M. D. Phillips

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Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926

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Rhead was born in England and emigrated to New York where he spent most of his career. From the description of Drawings for book illustrations, ca. 1890-1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83570958 From the guide to the Drawings for book illustrations, ca. 1890-ca. 1926., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English artist in America. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) and telegram : Flatbush, to m...

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Westwood

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Goss, Elbridge Henry, 1830-1908

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Elbridge Henry Goss (1830-1908) was an active participant in the civic life of Melrose, Mass., and an author of books of local historical interest. He was an auditor, water registrar, trustee of the public library, alderman, treasurer of the Melrose Savings Bank, and member of the Massachusetts legislature. His books include a local history of Melrose, _The Melrose Memorial_; _Early Bells of Massachusetts_; and a two volume work on the _Life of Colonel Paul Revere_. From the descript...

Sabine, Lorenzo, 1803-1877

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Author, historian, businessman, and U.S. representative; b. in Lisbon, N.H.; spent 20 years in Eastport, Me., and lived in Framingham and Roxbury, Mass.; served in Maine State Legislature and served as Whig representative from Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress from 1852-1853; in 1857 became secretary to Boston Board of Trade, a position he held for 10 years. From the description of Papers, 1821-1870. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70960744 U...

Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895

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Charles Lanman, writer, journalist and amateur painter, was born in Monroe, Michigan, June 15, 1819. He spent much of his career working as a journalist in Monroe and Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Washington DC in 1848 and worked as a librarian in various branches of government, including the War Department, the Copyrights Division of the Department of State, the executive library of President Fillmore, and the Interior Department. He wrote several books in his career on topics of travel and wil...

Edward Walford

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....