Autograph letters signed from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Concord, New Hampshire and Liverpool, to various people [manuscript], 1857-1860.

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Autograph letters signed from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Concord, New Hampshire and Liverpool, to various people [manuscript], 1857-1860.

Correspondents: W.D. [William Douglas] O'Connor and [William Davis] Ticknor(?). Letter (1) mentions that he has been negligent in sending the promised Delia Bacon letters for O'Connor's proposed writings on her and quoted at length from his journal describing his first meeting with her. This account was printed with some changes in "Recollections of a Gifted Woman," The atlantic monthly, January 1863. Letter (2) to Ticknor discusses Delia Bacon's forthcoming book, The philosophy of the plays of Shakspere unfolded, particularly the sale of copies in America; expressing that "it will fall flat" in England. Parker will not let him off from the preface.

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