Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851
- Existence: 1789 - 1851
James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851), American novelist and author
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Manuscript contract for the serial publicaton of "a Nautical tale" in ten numbers of Graham's Magazine, signed by Cooper.
Autograph manuscript draft fragment, signed, of Cooper's poem "The Bravo".
Three autograph draft sheets, corrected, from Chapters of IX and XXIX of Cooper's novel The Headsman (Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833). With envelope, inscribed: "Given to Cuyler Reynolds by James F. Cooper, Sunday, March 23, 1902."
ALS, with address leaf, relating news of friends and briefly discussing political events in France.
Affixed to the letter is a printed reproduction of a portrait of Cooper.
ALS regarding a bookseller named M. Fournier who proposes to translate Westward Ho!
The principal figures in this collection are Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) and his sons Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) and Richard Cary Morse (1795-1868). More than half of the collection is made up of correspondence (1779-1868) among members of the family. Also included are legal and financial papers, sermons by Jedidiah and Richard Cary Morse, travel journals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.
AM fragment, corrected, of the novel Satanstoe.
Accompanied by an engraving of Cooper after a painting by C. P. Elliot, and an ALS from Henry T. Coates, the Philadelphia bookseller, to Joseph Knight, 1876 Jan 8, conveying the MS page and stating that the source for it was the stereotyper of the novel.
Clipped signature of James Fenimore Cooper.