Papers of Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, 1853-1858.


Rouquette, Adrien, 1813-1887. Papers of Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, 1853-1858.

Papers of Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, 1853-1858.

The collection contains the manuscript, 1858 January 27, of Rouquette's French version of the poem, "Sing, Sing, Poet, Sing!" by Elizabeth Oakes Smith. In a letter, 1853 September 22, to Elizabeth Oakes Smith, Rouquette mentions her poems in Griswold's book, requests a collection of her poems in order to translate them into French and inquires as to whether a collection of his poems, "Wild Flowers: Sacred Poetry," had arrived safely.

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Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893 (person)

Elizabeth Oakes Smith was a notably intelligent, talented, and accomplished 19th century American author. She first published poems in her husband's newspapers, began to write in earnest to alleviate financial concerns, and produced a remarkably capable and diverse body of work including poetry, essays, children's stories, novels, and non-fiction. She became one of the first women lecturers, speaking on women's rights and abolition. She was well-connected and well-respected by her peers, and mai...

Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 (person)

Griswold, an advocate of "Americanism" in literature, worked to increase public respect for American authors. He was on the staff of various magazines including Graham's Magazine (assistant editor, 1842-1843, succeeding Edgar Allen Poe), edited anthologies of poetry, and was a controversial literary critic. From the description of Papers, 1835-1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590086 From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1856., (Houghton Library, Harvard Colleg...

Rouquette, Adrien, 1813-1887 (person)

Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, also know as "Chahta-Ima," was a native of New Orleans, La., who began associating with the Choctaw Indians as a young man. He was educated in France, began publishing poetry, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1845. Rouquette served for 14 years as a priest in New Orleans before becoming a missionary among the Choctaw Indians in 1859. He served for 29 years among the Choctaws on the banks of Bayou Lacombe in St. Tammany Parish, La. From the description ...