Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Henry D. Thoreau, 1843 May 21.


Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Henry D. Thoreau, 1843 May 21.

Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Henry D. Thoreau, 1843 May 21.

Asking him to send something to be published in the Dial; noting that a letter Thoreau sent to his mother "was borrowed & read with great interest" in Concord; mentioning [William] Ellery Channing, [Benjamin] Ball, [Nathaniel] Hawthorne; [Amos Bronson] Alcott, and [Charles] Lane.

1 item (3 p., with address) ; 25.2 cm.

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