Papers, 1792-1884.


Papers, 1792-1884.

This collection consists of many of Cooper's own papers, along with some papers of other family members, which were in the possession of Cooper's great-grandson, Paul Fenimore Cooper, Jr. It contains a number of manuscripts of Cooper's works, including four of his novels (_Red Rover_, _The Bravo_, _Satanstoe_, and _The Chainbearer_), along with fragments of other works. The papers also include extensive correspondence, notably with Cooper's American publisher Carey and Lea, and with members of the Cooper and De Lancey families. There are many letters written by Cooper to Commodore William Branford Shubrick (1790-1874). Also in the collection are business papers and ledgers, copies of contracts, deeds, and indentures.

8 boxes.1 box ; oversize.

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