Papers of Alfred Edward Newton [manuscript] 1910-1933.


Papers of Alfred Edward Newton [manuscript] 1910-1933.

Newton writes to Christopher Darlington Morley regarding Thomas Augustine Daly, the scandalous death of factory manager, his Amenities of book collecting, and kindred affections, and a visit to Italy. He thanks Morley for a ms., sends him a housewarming present, and compliments a column. He sends a paper on Boswell to William Orton Tewson, mentions the death of Joseph Pennell and an error in one of his books, which he also describes in a letter to the New York Evening Post. Newton also writes to George J. C. Grasberger regarding a book on Oliver Goldsmith and to William Gerard Chapman regarding an enclosed poem about Samuel Pepys, the correct pronunciation of his name, and a meeting of the Pepys Club.

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