Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
- Existence: 1807-12-17 - 1892-09-07
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
Printed invitation to services held by Haverhill city council at the city hall.
Letter : Amesbury, Ess. Co., to [G.?] M. Davey [and] W. F. McCrae, University of Vt., Burlington, Vt., 39 Apr 1
ALS, with integral address leaf, replying to an invitation.
ALS requesting a copy of a memorial for Mrs. Stone's brother, General [Zeomer?].
ALS regarding pronunciation of a German name, pronounced "duller" in New England.
ALS replying to a letter from a reader, originally accompanied by a photograph. He notes that a character in "Snow Bound: a Winter Idyll" was based on Harriet Livermore, and explains a paragraph of the preface to Child Life in Prose.
ALS written on behalf of the Trustees of the Public Library Association of Amesbury and Salisbury, acknowledging a donation of books. Also signed by librarian Jas. C. Davis. With integral address leaf.
ALS "Dear Friend" praising the Franklin Series, a set of reading books compiled by George S. Hillier.
ALS to "Dear Friend" informing the recipient that he is not well but will see Col. [Barr?] if he travels to Amesbury.
ALS discussing mutual friends.
ALS discussing an unspecified piece of writing (no longer present).
ALS to "Dear friend" asking for information on F. D. Pastorius. With envelope.
ALS to "My dear [Sourle?]" concerning matters at The Atlantic Monthly.
ALS recalling Stowe's recent visit.
ALS thanking the Irving Literary Society of Western Maryland College for electing him an honorary member.
ALS enclosing a poem (no longer present) by an unidentified female author from California who wishes to know her chances of being published in the Atlantic Monthly.