Manuscripts and correspondence, 1575-1948.

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Feinstone, Sol, 1888-1980,. Manuscripts and correspondence, 1575-1948.

Manuscripts and correspondence, 1575-1948.

Miscellaneous correspondence and manuscripts, 1712-1948, include letters, engraved portraits, autographs, and documents of Benjamin Disraeli, Bret Harte, Thomas Mann, W. Somerset Maugham, Theodore Roosevelt, John Greenleaf Whittier, George Washington, Charles Dickens, Albert Einstein, James Garfield, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Phillipe of France, Cosimo de Medici, Cardinal Richelieu, Talleyrand, and Kaiser Wilhelm. Materials related to William Shakespeare include letters and documents, 1575-1592, and letters of Sidney Lee and other Shakespeare scholars, 1897-1913. Materials concerning Robert Walpole include letters, warrants, and military documents, 1710-1713. Bound items include original manuscript "Rank and Riches" by Wilkie Collins; autograph albums of G. Danforth Cooper and Mademoiselle Mars (stage name of Anne Francoise Hippolyte Boutet de Monvel); receipt for a Negro boy signed by Patrick Henry, 1777; original manuscript "The Enchanted Island" by Washington Irving; and eight letters of John Ruskin to Henry Ritchie, 1871-1875.

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