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Parton, James, 1822-1891

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1822 - 1891

James Parton (1822-1891), English-born American biographer.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Check, 1879 Jan 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 36, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Check made out to James Parton by Ticknor and Fields, Publishers, and drawn on the Central National Bank of the City of New York.
Dates: 1879 Jan 21

S. Griswold Flagg collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 216
Overview: Materials relating to the Civil War including correspondence of military leaders on both sides, military documents, commissions, orders, inventories and administrative records, and private correspondence of important figures in the war. There are also letters from soldiers in the field and citizens viewing the progress of the war. In addition there are many autographs and memorabilia including Confederate war bonds, patriotic stationery and about a dozen photographs. In all some 120 names are...
Dates: 1825-1938

"Horace Seaver and His Work", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 36, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Essay, holograph, with corrections, signed, regarding Seaver and his work as editor of the Boston Investigator.

A few leaves contain text on verso.

Accompanied by a brief biographical sketch of Parton, written in manuscript in an unidentified hand, n.d.
Dates: n.d.

Letter : Newburyport, Mass., to an unidentified recipient, 1881 October 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 36, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear Sir" concerning an article that appeared in the Unitarian Review.
Dates: 1881 October 20

Letter : Newburyport, Mass., to an unidentified recipient, 1889 May 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 36, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking the recipient for sending an article and mentioning Jackson and General Washington.
Dates: 1889 May 6

Letters, 1873-87

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 36, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to Mr. Derby, Feb 17, 1887; and three ALS to "My dear Sir," 1873-1877.

Parts of two letters, possibly including text, have been cut away.
Dates: 1873-87