Papers of Washington Irving [manuscript], 1804-1936 (bulk 1804-1859).

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Papers of Washington Irving [manuscript], 1804-1936 (bulk 1804-1859).

Papers of Washington Irving [manuscript], 1804-1936 (bulk 1804-1859).

The collection contains the original manuscripts and/or notes for and portions of "Abbotsford," "Astoria," "Bracebridge Hall," several editions of "Life and voyages of Christopher Columbus," "Chronicle of Don Garcia Fernandez," "Conquest of Granada," "English and French character," "Fernan Gonazales," "Fernando the Saint," "The legend of Pelayo," "Life of George Washington," "Paris at the Restoration," legend about a Spanish feud," "The Tagus," "The vindication of Christmas," "Voyages and discoveries of the companions of Columbus," The collection also contains a notebook, 1823, of quotations from English authors, an address of his return from Europe, 1832, Peter Irving's notebook of Arthurian legends, and "Irving's power of idealization," by Oliver Wendell Holmes. The collection also contains engravings and drawings of Irving and several miscellaneous items including documents and clippings. Recipients of irving's letters include D. Appleton and Co., Thomas Aspinwall, George Bancroft, James Bandinal, Richard Bentley, Hermanus Bleecker, Henry Brevoort, Thomas Campbell, Henry Carey, Frrederic S. Cozzens, Alexander H. Everett, Edward Everett, Emily Foster, William Freeman, Alexander Gallatin, James Hillhouse, John Hopkinson, Sir Robert H. Inglis, Peter irving, John Pendleton Kennedy, Eliza[beth] Leslie, John Littell, Daniel Lord, Dolley Madison, John Murray, Sir William Gore Ouseley, John Howard Payne, Thomas Picton, Benjamin Poore, William H. Prescott, George Palmer Putnam, Thomas Spring Rice, William H. Seward, Charles Warren Stoddard, George Ticknor, Osmond Tiffany, Joseph Tuttle, Wiliam [Peter?] Van Ness, George Washington Warren, Daniel Webster, John P. Wetherrell, and George Wilkes.

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