Piatt family papers, 1834-1909 (inclusive).


Piatt family. Piatt family papers, 1834-1909 (inclusive).

Piatt family papers, 1834-1909 (inclusive).

Correspondence, literary notes, clippings, photographs, and an album of poems and drawings on Edinburgh compiled (1898-1899) by Cecil Piatt. The correspondence consists mainly of letters to John Bear Piatt from family members on the frontier in Montana, Dakota territory, and Kansas. There are also letters from his son, John James Piatt, who served as the United States Consul in Cork, Ireland from 1882-1893. Of particular note are letters of Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt (1836-1919), an important nineteenth-century poet who published some 450 poems across fifteen volumes and in leading publications of the day.

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Pyatte family.

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Piatt, John James, 1835-1917

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Poet and journalist. From the description of Letter, 1878 January 11, Cincinnati, Ohio, to city editor of Boston evening journal. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 14993504 American poet John James Piatt was born in Indiana, worked for the Ohio State Journal, and attended college in Ohio but did not graduate. He worked variously in journalism and as a civil servant in Washington, D.C., and eventually became United States consul in Cork, Ireland. He produced several...

Piatt, Benjamin McCullough, 1779-1863

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Piatt, Sarah M. B. (Sarah Morgan Bryan), 1836-1919

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American poet. From the description of Papers of Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt [manuscript], 1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814346 ...

Piatt, Charles C.

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Piatt, Cecil, 1878-1949.

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Piatt, John Bear, b. 1803.

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Piatt family.

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John James Piatt, the son of John Bear Piatt, was born in Milton, Indiana, on March 1, 1835. John J. Piatt was educated at public schools continuously until he was fourteen and intermittently afterwards. He attended Ohio State University and Kenyon College at times. Moving with his family to Illinois, Piatt submitted one of his poems to a journal and it was published. Soon after, he published a volume entitled, Poems of Two Friends, with William D. Howells. Between 1861 and 1867, he...