James Fenimore Cooper collection of papers, 1825-1904 bulk (1825-1849).

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Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. James Fenimore Cooper collection of papers, 1825-1904 bulk (1825-1849).

James Fenimore Cooper collection of papers, 1825-1904 bulk (1825-1849).

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence by and about the author, and financial documents.

44 items.

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Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918

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Charles Henry Hart was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1847, to Julia Leavey and Samuel Hart. He practiced law for a time, but then decided to devote himself to his interest in American art. He became a noted authority on portraiture, especially the works of Gilbert Stuart. Hart delighted in being able to expose fraudulent attributions. Hart was a noted author, penning a number of books and articles about art. He served as a director for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts from 1882...

Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845

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Richard Harris Barham, English writer and Church of England clergyman, better known by the nom de plume Thomas Ingoldsby. From the description of Richard Harris Barham manuscript material : 1 item, 1839 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 436943712 English comic poet. From the description of The jackdaw of Rheims : autograph manuscript, undated [ca. 1836-1837]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 414567334 From the description of Autograph letter s...

Mead, James S.

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Field, Thomas W. (Thomas Warren), 1820-1881

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Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871

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Richard Bentley was a London publisher, first with Colburn and Bentley, later with Bentley and Sons. Bentley published many of England's most popular writers, including Dickens, Thackeray, Wilkie Collins, Marie Corelli, and Mrs. Henry Wood. He also published important English editions of American authors such as Poe and Cooper. From the description of Richard Bentley letter to J. LeSouèˆf, 1833 Nov. 18. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 58802263 ...

Carey & Lea.

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Young, Owen D., 1874-1962

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Owen D. Young was born on October 27, 1874 in VanHornesville, New York, educated at St. Lawrence University and Boston University. His travels took him all over the United States and Eruope. He died July 11, 1962 in St. Augustine and is buried in VanHornesville, New York. From the description of Owen D. Young Collection, 1874-1962. (St. Lawrence University). WorldCat record id: 39776049 Lawyer. Young (1874-1962) graduated from St. Lawrence University...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Russell, William, Lady.

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Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

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Philips, Henry, 1839-1895.

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Cooper, Susan Fenimore, 1813-1894

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American writer, editor and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, to "My young friend", 1884 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517935 ...

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Fagan, J. (John)

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Ogden, James De Peyster, 1790-1870.

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