Papers, 1857-1905; (bulk 1865-1886).

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Dickson, Jeannie A. Papers, 1857-1905; (bulk 1865-1886).

Papers, 1857-1905; (bulk 1865-1886).

Papers consisting primarily of letters and poems of Paul Hamilton Hayne, George Herbert Sass, and John R. Thompson. Hayne's letters include his opinion of Northern magazines, views on politics, literary production of contemporary Southern writers, and the condition of Georgia after the Civil War. Material connected with Sass is largely poetry, most of which was later published. Thompson's letters include comments on current literary productions and criticisms of Jeannie Dickson's work. One letter is from John Russell. Mentioned in the collection are: Henry Dickson Bruns, John Bruns, [George] Washington Cable, James Wood Davidson, Charles E.A. Gayarré, Gervais Robinson, William Gilmore Simms, Frances C. (Fisher) Tiernan's "Valerie Aylmer," and the works of Richard D. Blackmore, Charles Reade, and Sir Walter Scott.

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Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895

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Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. Author of historical and political writings, including HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. From the description of Charles Gayarré journals, 1835-1872 (bulk 1835-1868). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244482195 Charles E.A. Gayarré was a Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. He was the author of historical and political writings, including his HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. Gayarré was appointed as Secretary o...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Davidson, James Wood, 1829-1905

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Author and journalist, of Winnsboro (Fairfield Co.), S.C. From the description of Letters, 1856-1893. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271223 From the description of Letters, 1856-1893. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736897 Educator, journalist, and author, of Florida, New York, Washington, D.C., and Newberry County, S.C. From the description of James Wood Davidson papers, 1856 May 13-1979 July 14, bulk, (1856-1905). (U...

Dickson, Jeannie A.

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Writer, daughter of Samuel Henry Dickson of Charleston, S.C., and New Orleans, La., physician and author. From the description of Papers, 1857-1905; (bulk 1865-1886). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736945 ...

Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore was an English novelist and poet, Blackmore wrote several novels and many volumes of poetry, but is chiefly known for the historical romance Lorna Doone (1869) set on Exmoor. From the description of Richard Doddridge Blackmore letter, 26 Jan. 1895. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 429679657 Richard Doddridge Blackmore, British novelist and fruit farmer, best known for his Lorna Doone. From the description of R. D. Blackmore ma...

Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925

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George Washington Cable, an American author and critic, was born in New Orleans and fought for the South in the Civil War. His first collection of tales of life in the south was Old creole days (1879). In 1884 he went on a reading tour with Mark Twain. He moved to Northampton, Mass., in 1885. He is chiefly known for his early works describing picturesque Louisiana Creole life and courageous essays on civil rights. From the description of George Washington Cable papers, 1865-1918. (Pe...

Russell, John, 1956-....

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Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886

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"Hayne, Paul Hamilton (1 Jan. 1830-6 July 1886), poet and man of letters, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Paul Hamilton Hayne, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and Emily McElhenny, members of families prominent in politics, law, and religion. Two of the elder Hayne's brothers were U.S. senators, one of whom, Robert Young Hayne, was Daniel Webster's redoubtable opponent in the debates on Nullification and young Hayne's guardian after yellow fever caused the early death of his fat...

Reade, Charles, 1814-1884

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Charles Reade was born in Oxfordshire, and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford; he became a fellow of the college, studied law, and earned a Doctor of Civil Laws degree, although he never practiced law. He wrote numerous plays, often in collaboration with other dramatists, including translations of continentral drama (sometimes without permission). His most successful play was Masks and Faces which, on the advice of actress Laura Seymour, he turned into a novel. He was eventually more successfu...

Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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Author, poet, and editor of South Carolina. From the description of William Gilmore Simms papers, 1735-1987. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 766024802 South Carolina author. From the description of ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525116 Poet and author. From the description of William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-...

Robinson, Gervais.

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Bruns, John

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Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873

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American editor, critic, journalist, Civil War poet. From the description of Poems by John Reuben Thompson, 1870 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50298951 Thompson moved to New York in 1867. From the description of Letter [between 1867 and 1873] Wednesday, New York, to Charles Henry Quarles [Washington, D.C.?] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364281 American editor and poet. From the description of Autogra...

Bruns, Henry Dickson, 1859-1933.

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Sass, George Herbert, 1845-1908.

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Charleston, S.C. attorney and writer. Sass wrote poetry under the pen name "Barton Grey," and as a member of the editorial staff of the News & Courier, a Charleston newspaper, he contributed book reviews, drama criticism, and other articles. In 1883 he married Anna Eliza Ravenel. From the description of George Herbert Sass papers, 1862-1941. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36794345 Author, of Charleston, S.C. From the description ...

Reid, Christian, 1846-1920

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American novelist. From the description of A new Enoch Arden, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689866 From the description of A new Enoch Arden [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813275 ...