Papers of John Pierpont [manuscript], 1825-1885.


Papers of John Pierpont [manuscript], 1825-1885.

The collection contains manuscripts of "Hymn," sung at the Bunker Hill Celebration, 1825, and two poems "Ode for the Fourth of July," and "Peace on earth"; letters to Franklin Haven, J. W. Ward, J. A. Corey, Azariah Smith, Oliver Johnson and James T. Shields; a program of the service for the centennial of Pierpont's birth, and three clippings regarding him.

16 items.




SNAC Resource ID: 7930800

University of Virginia. Library

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Ward, James W. (James Wilson), 1803-1873 (person)

Pierpont, John, 1785-1866, (person)

Unitarian clergyman, poet, and reformer. From the description of Papers of John Pierpont [manuscript], 1825-1885. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647953935 American poet. From the description of Passing away -- a dream : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1837 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 560671584 John Pierpont was born in Connecticut in 1785; he graduated from Yale in 1804 and tried several professions before beco...

Haven, Franklin, 1804-1893, (person)

Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889 (person)

American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My dear Frank", 1882 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488964 American reformer and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My Dear Old Friend" [Jacob Heaton], 1884 July 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639563106 From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1856 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639578...

Corey, J. A., (person)

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 (person)

James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Smith, Azariah, fl. 1853, (person)