Francis L. Hawks Letters [manuscript] 1852-1860.


Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866. Francis L. Hawks Letters [manuscript] 1852-1860.

Francis L. Hawks Letters [manuscript] 1852-1860.

Hawks politely declines an invitation of Cyrus Field, informs Rufus Wilmot Griswold that he will be unable to attend a memorial service for [James Fenimore] Cooper and explains the reasons for a visit and his intentions to secure Griswold's likeness.

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