Abraham Oakey Hall letters [manuscript], 1851 and no date.


Abraham Oakey Hall letters [manuscript], 1851 and no date.

In a letter, 1851 September 12, to Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Hall sends "An August reverie" for publication consideration and enquires about a Christmas story. In two letters, no year, December 3, Hall offers S.S. McClure a paper reminiscing about editors Bennett, Greeley, Raymond, and Thurlow Weed, submits the paper [not present] and encloses sugestions for pictures.

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