Letters, 1850 February 25 and 1852 January 16, Quebec and Paris, to George Ticknor, [n.p.].

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Letters, 1850 February 25 and 1852 January 16, Quebec and Paris, to George Ticknor, [n.p.].

He had been detained at Montreal for two months, travelled on the St. Lawrence to see Quebec; has a picture of Jacques Cartier for him, also two letters by W. Robertson. Bemoans the fact that Ticknor's book has not yet appeared in a French translation; other literary news.

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Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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George Ticknor (1791-1871), educator and author, served as the first Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard from 1817 to 1835. After his arrival at Harvard, Ticknor became disenchanted with the school curriculum, characterizing the College as a well-disciplined high school, and began an effort to reorganize the College around four main goals: the division of students in courses according to academic proficiency and merit; the division of the ...

Robertson, William, 1721-1793

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Puibusque, Adolphe de, 1801-1863

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Cartier, Jacques, 1491-1557

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