Papers of Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli [manuscript] 1833-49.


Papers of Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli [manuscript] 1833-49.

The collection contains mss. for The earth-clogged mind, Eagles and doves, Harzreise in winter, Nondescript effusions anent Richter, and Alston's picture of Rosalie. In her correspondence she discusses her reading, writing, teaching, and love of art as well as her family, friends, financial affairs, health and life abroad. Topics mentioned include the Boston athenaeum, The Dial, the New York daily tribune and her book Summer on the lakes; Rome and the Italian Revolution of 1848; and Washington Allston, Bronson Alcott, Philip James Bailey, Johann Peter Eckermann, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Goethe, Horace Greeley, Jean P.F. Richter, and Nathaniel Parker Willis.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7928995

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