Calvert family letters, 1795-1857.


Calvert family. Calvert family letters, 1795-1857.

Calvert family letters, 1795-1857.

Sixty-four letters written by George Henry Calvert (8), his mother Rosalie Stier Calvert, and his uncle Charles J. Stier, as well as other members of the Calvert family. All the letters are in French except those written by George Calvert. These latter were written from Europe and describe the life of a young gentleman of leisure in the early 19th century. Other letters deal chiefly with family financial transactions. Also, letters from George Henry Calvert to Hiram Powers, 1843-1857.

0.5 linear ft.( 1 box)



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Calvert, George Henry, 1803-1889 (person)

Poet and author, grandson of Lord Baltimore. From the description of Letter to N[ahum?] Capen, 1875 June 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49050145 George Henry Calvert was an American scholar and author. Born into an aristocratic Baltimore family, he attended Harvard but was denied his degree for protesting the strict rules of student conduct. He immersed himself in Germanic studies, and became a key figure in popularizing Germanic thought and literature in ...