Papers, 1818-1843.


Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Papers, 1818-1843.

Papers, 1818-1843.

This collection contains two rolls of microfilmed letters and one annotated book. The letters, to and from artists James McMurtrie and Horatio Greenough, are accompanied by notes on philosophical subjects, a poem and a fable. The book, entitled Monaldi, was written by Allston and owned by McMurtrie. Allston included two sketches for McMurtrie which are found in the frontispiece. Two letters dating 1842, from Allston to McMurtrie, have been tipped in, and some scrapbook pages containing an article on Allston by Mrs. Jameson and an obituary of Allston have been bound in. Book pages contain some annotations.

2 microfilm reels + 1 folder.

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