Papers of William Wetmore Story [manuscript] 1835-1895.

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. Papers of William Wetmore Story [manuscript] 1835-1895.

Papers of William Wetmore Story [manuscript] 1835-1895.

The papers contain manuscripts of his poems To HW., and The death of Anthony, and Through Alexandria's streets, and of No rewards and no punishments by Aubrey Thomas deVere. In his letters Story comments on his admiration for Longfellow, conveys literary gossip regarding Lowell, Emerson, Parker, Brownson and Ripley, and news of Alexander Everett and Webster under Tyler's administration, defends Sumner's justification of the seizure of Florida, comments on Hatty Hosmer and the freeing of Rome from French troops, agrees to write for the New York Independent, refuses to give F. Marion Crawfod a letter to Lord Lytton but promises to introduce him to Max Müller, sends a photo and questionnaire to Appleton's Cyclopaedia, replies to an irate purchaser, and solicits letters and opinions of his father. There is also a note from Joseph Story and one from Mira Peruzzi regarding his death. Correspondents include Marion Margaret Alford, Viscountess Alford, Jeremiah Mason, John Francis Heath, Leigh Hunt, William Hayes Ward, Frederic Chapman, S.S. Dennis, C.S. Davies, John E. Bowen, William Henry Appleton?, Luigi Palma di Cesnela and Mrs. Louisa Crawford Terry.

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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