Joseph Emerson Worcester letters [manuscript], 1821, 1861.


Joseph Emerson Worcester letters [manuscript], 1821, 1861.

In a letter 1821 September 14, to the Rev. Samuel Gilman Worcester writes concerning corrections for the description of Charleston in his gazetteer, and reasons for the delay in publication. Also responds to inquiries on deaths among family and friends. In a letter, 1861 December 5, to William A. Wheeler, Worcester mentions the receipt of a letter enclosing the title page and specimen from Wheeler's proposed dictionary. Explains at length why he is unable to lend money for the project.

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Worcester, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1784-1865 (person)

Lexicographer. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Wm. A. Whitehead, New York, 1838 Oct. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996371 American lexicographer, engaged in a "War of Dictionaries" with Noah Webster. From the description of Joseph Emerson Worcester letters [manuscript], 1821, 1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999587 ...

Gilman, Samuel, 1791-1858 (person)

Unitarian minister in Charleston, S. C., and author of "Fair Harvard"; husband of noted author Caroline Howard Gilman. From the description of Samuel Gilman letters [manuscript], 1826-1843. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019813 Gilman graduated from Harvard in 1811. He was a tutor at Harvard and was author of Fair Harvard. From the description of Papers of Samuel Gilman, 1811-1952 (inclusive), 1811-1858 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat rec...

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Philologist and librarian. From the description of Letters to William A. Wheeler, 1861-1871. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63167590 ...