Papers of Edward Everett, 1811-1864.

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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Papers of Edward Everett, 1811-1864.

Papers of Edward Everett, 1811-1864.

Contains manuscripts of "The Influence of imagination" [1811] and "Guizot's Washington", ca. 1840, a review sent to John G. Palfrey of Guizot's "Life, correspondence and writings of Washington." Correspondence concerning publications includes letters about George S. Hillard's translation of the Introduction to Guizot's book, William H. Prescott's "History of the conquest of Mexico," Everett's "Mount Vernon papers, " his article on Thomas Dowse, and his evaluation of a work by William A. Wheeler, with which George Ticknor agrees. Other correspondence includes letters concerning Joseph Henry's and John R. Brodhead's qualifications to be first secretary of the Smithsonian, Everett's declining to speak to the Young Men's Lecture Association of Westfield, Mass., a letter of thanks for Epes Sargent's "Songs of the sea with other poems," and a letter requesting the return of a letter by William D. Ticknor and Joshua Bates concerning the Boston City Library. Correspondents include John S. Palfrey, William H. Prescott, Benjamin Pierce, Epes Sargent, Henry W. Longfellow, Nathan Appleton, L.A. Dimock, D. Appleton Company, and William A. Wheeler. Also includes a receipt by Everett for a map presented to the Harvard Law Library by John G. Palfrey.

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