Letters, 1868-1907.


Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914. Letters, 1868-1907.

Letters, 1868-1907.

Discussing the Fitz-Greene Halleck monument and the Halleck papers; mentioning an unbublished Audubon sketch; requesting Thackeray's room number at the Clarendon Hotel.

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