Letters, 1841-1869.


Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Letters, 1841-1869.

Letters, 1841-1869.

[1] 1841, December 1, London, to Francis Ross [ALS., 1 l.].--Postpones a visit to Hampton Court. [2] 1842, February 4, Boston, to Richard Dana [ALS. facsimile, 1 l.]. Positive photostat of Dickens to Dana, Feb. 4, 1842, and Dana to Dickens, Feb. 3, 1842. [3] 1842, February 4, Boston, to Richard Dana [ALS. facsimile, 1 l.]. Typescript filed with negative photostat.--Thanks Dana for note and for copy of Bryant's poems. Values his friendship highly. [4] 1845, August 23, London, to Mrs. McIan [ALS. facsimile, 4 p.]. Typescript filed with negative photostat.--Reports trip to Whitelands to persuade authorities that Canterbury School would be best for Esther. Got promise they would consider his suggestion. [5] 1846, March 12, London, to Stanny [ALS., 1 l.].--He is sorry if he has offended Stanny's creed in his writing. [6] 1851, November 3, Kent, England, to Alexandre Dumas [ALS. facsimile, 3 p.]. Negative photostat. Second and third leaves of positive photostat filed with negative. Typescripts (one in original French and one an English translation) filed with photostats.--Will not return to London until December. Will then serve as Dumas's guide; invites him to dine every day. Dumas's protegee will learn nothing about acting in London. [7] 1858, July 13, London, to Dr. Hord [AMsS.]. Part of an envelope. [8] 1868, August 25, Higham, England, to Mr. Adams [AL., 1 l.].--He does not think he will see Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. [9] 1869, May 31, to William F. De Morgan [ALS., 1 l.].--Tells him that Forster states in his Life of Landor that a character had been taken from him.

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Hord, Dr,

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Adams, Mr,

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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...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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Lawyer and author. From the description of Richard Henry Dana correspondence, 1843-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449368 Author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana was the privileged son of an aristocratic Massachusetts family. Taking time from Harvard because of medical problems, he went to sea, where his experiences as a sailor inspired him to write Two Years Before the Mast. A sea story that was part memoir and part social commentary, the novel proved to be popular with...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1803-1870.

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McIan, Mrs,

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Ross, Francis E.

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Resident of Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies, later Roscommon, Michigan; student at the University of Michigan. From the description of Francis E. Ross papers, 1915-1916 and 1966-1970. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421273 ...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1898.

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Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

De Morgan, William, 1839-1917

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British author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Ellis [manuscript], 1912 December 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647861106 English ceramic artist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, to Professor Lyon Phelps, 1909 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517683 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to S.C. Cockerell, [n.d., received 1907 Aug. 22]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...