Letters sent, 1860, 1875.


Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. Letters sent, 1860, 1875.

Letters sent, 1860, 1875.

The collection comprises 2 letters by William Wetmore Story. One is a farewell note sent to a Mrs. Holland on the eve of her departure from Rome. He is sure she will be back, "as every body comes back to Rome" (1860 May 1, Rome). The second letter is addressed to Miss Bischoffstein, to whom he had promised some verses. A 16 line poem intitled "In the Rain" is written on the verso, and signed (1875 Jan. 13, Rome).

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...