Correspondence nd other papers, 1825-1936.


Channing family. Correspondence nd other papers, 1825-1936.

Correspondence nd other papers, 1825-1936.

Consists chiefly of correspondence of various members of the Channing family including Marjorie (Channing) Loring, Margaret Fuller (Channing) Loring, Walter Channing, and William Ellery Channing, concerning family matters, details of daily life, and travel anecdotes. There are letters to Margaret Fuller (Channing) Loring from Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Julia Ward Howe, and Henry James among others. Also includes an excerpt from Margaret (Fuller) marchesa d'Ossoli's account of a visit to George Sand, a letter written by Thomas Wentworth Higginson to Ralph Waldo Emerson urging him to publish his speech on the Fugitive Slave Law, a manuscript poem by William Ellery Channing, and a few drawings.

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