W.W. Story poem and letter, 1877 and 1891.

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. W.W. Story poem and letter, 1877 and 1891.

W.W. Story poem and letter, 1877 and 1891.

The collection contains a holograph poem translation of Heine, signed by Story, 27 August 1877, Nahant; and a letter, Rome, 15 February 1891, to Miss Swift wittily responding to her request for an autograph.

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...