Letters of Lewis Gaylord Clark [manuscript], 1834-1867.

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Letters of Lewis Gaylord Clark [manuscript], 1834-1867.

Letters discuss the purchase of "Knickerbocker Magazine" and request contributions to it; praise Charles Dickens; refer to Clark's family; and mention an amusing Washington Irving speech. Correspondents include Rufus Babcock, Charles Frederick Briggs, Noble Butler, Robert Conrad, Hamilton Fish, Curtis Guild, "Harper Magazine," and Abraham Hart.

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Griswold, Rufus Willmot, 1815-1857

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Rufus Wilmot Griswold (February 13, 1815 – August 27, 1857) was an American anthologist, editor, poet, and critic. Born in Vermont, Griswold left home when he was 15 years old. He worked as a journalist, editor, and critic in Philadelphia, New York City, and elsewhere. He built a strong literary reputation, in part due to his 1842 collection The Poets and Poetry of America. This anthology, the most comprehensive of its time, included what he deemed the best examples of American poetry. He produc...

Briggs, Noble, 1819-1882.

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Guild, Curtis, 1827-1911

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Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885

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American publisher born in Philadelphia. He was involved with two prominent publishing firms of his time, including Carey & Hart and, later, Hart & Baird. Served in many leadership positions in the Jewish charitable and educational societies of Philadelphia. From the description of A. Hart letter to R. W. Griswold [manuscript] 1854 Jul 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463339 ...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Harper's new monthly magazine.

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Babcock, Rufus, 1798-1875

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Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873

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Editor of "Knickerbocker Magazine." From the description of Letters of Lewis Gaylord Clark [manuscript], 1834-1867. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804933 Lewis Gaylord Clark was an American author and editor, best known for his work with Knickerbocker Magazine. Born in Otisco, New York, Clark and his twin brother, Willis, were locally educated, and were encouraged to seek literary careers. Lewis Clark moved to New York City in 1832 and invested in the perio...

Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York

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Conrad, Robert Taylor, 1810-1858

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Journalist, jurist, and dramatist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Rufus W. Griswold, [no year] Feb. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525201 Epithet: writer; afterwards Mayor of Philadelphia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000367.0x000339 Judge and mayor of Philadelphia, Conrad was also a journalist and playwright. From the description o...

Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...