James Ripley Osgood letters [manuscript], 1876, 1886.


Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892. James Ripley Osgood letters [manuscript], 1876, 1886.

James Ripley Osgood letters [manuscript], 1876, 1886.

In a letter, 1876 Nov 7, Osgood writes to "Peckham" that a "passage in your letter of October 31st contains these words: 'I believe that he (Julian Hawthorne) thinks that Osgood has injured him as much at Harper's of late as he formerly helped him.'" Osgood is at a loss to know what Hawthorne meant by this and wants an explanation "as this is outside of business and personal to myself." In a letter, [18]86 Mar 16, Osgood writes to "Parker" that J. W. H[arper?] is absent at Old Point Comfort. Mr. Seymour has sent in an advertisement. He thanks him for his congratulations on his 50th birthday, which he reciprocates. He will spend a week in Boston in April and will see Parker then. He has "taken my passage" in the "City of Rome" in April.

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Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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Son of American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was also a writer of short stories and novels. From the description of Essays : manuscripts, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612756082 Second child and only son of Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was a writer of reviews, articles, and late 19th century American popular fiction. From the description of ALS, 1886 September 16 : Sag Harbor, N.Y., to J.D. Holmes...

Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892

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James R. Osgood was a native of Maine who went to work for the publishing house of Ticknor and Fields. He eventually founded the subsidiary group James R. Osgood & Co. which was associated with many fine writers. The firm struggled financially, and when Osgood stepped down, was dissolved into Houghton, Mifflin. From the description of James R. Osgood letter to George L. Craik, 1879 June 2. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667691 Publisher....