Ralph Waldo Emerson papers, 1835-1871.


Ralph Waldo Emerson papers, 1835-1871.

Papers: ms. paragraph "Thaddeus Blood," dated 1835 July 30; ms. of "Culture" (published 1860 in Atlantic Monthly & also in Conduct of Life), with ALS to J.T. Fields, 1864 Feb. 23, tipped in; correspondence 1836-1871, incl. letters from RWE to F.H. Hedge, to E. Jarvis (about return of $10 overpaid RWE as supply minister), to C.K. Newcomb (22 letters, 1842-1858), to N.W. Coffin, to editor of Commonwealth, to Mr. Wild--Librarian of Concord Town Library, which preceded Concord Free Public Library--(about access to Town Library for. E.P. Peabody), to Thoreau, to E.R. Hoar (about subscription taken up for herbarium to be prepared by Horace Mann Jr. for Town Library; letter from Mann to RWE & subscription list in Emerson's hand included), & to Ellen Tucker Emerson (RWE's daughter); deed to land from RWE to Robert Carter, 1859 Aug. 11.

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