Letters, 1850 August 26-1864 July 25, v.p., to George Ticknor, Boston.

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Stanhope, Philip Henry Stanhope, Earl, 1805-1875. Letters, 1850 August 26-1864 July 25, v.p., to George Ticknor, Boston.

Letters, 1850 August 26-1864 July 25, v.p., to George Ticknor, Boston.

Thanks for a book on the War of the Spanish succession which mentions Gen. James Stanhope; mentions Prescott, Choate. Ticknor is favorably mentioned in Southey's book; Crystal Palace; some controversy with Sparks; popularity of Uncle Tom's Cabin; Frothingham; letter of introduction for his two sons.

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