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Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1816 - 1887

John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887), American poet.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : Albany, N.Y., to T. B. Pugh, [18]69 Aug 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS agreeing to give a lecture provided that Pugh can meet his terms; offering to give his "French Folks" lecture; mentioning a trip to California the following week.
Dates: [18]69 Aug 17

Letter : Brooklyn, N. Y., to R[ichard] W[atson] Gilder, 1876 September 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a submission.
Dates: 1876 September 6

Letter : Burlington, Vermont, to Wm. [Tatlock?], 1856 Mar 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS offering to give readings of "The Money-King" close to home, despite having cancelled Western engagements because of his health; annotated by the recipient, indicating dates booked to lecture and read "The Press."

Accompanied by two leaves from an album, two pages of which contain clippings, and one a photograph of Saxe, heavily retouched.
Dates: 1856 Mar 3

Letter : Cong. Hall, Saratoga, to Douglas Taylor, [18]72 Aug 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding a campaign meeting for Colonel B. A. Willis, at which Saxe is to speak and which Taylor is managing.
Dates: [18]72 Aug 26

Letter : Highgate, to Matthews, 1859 Jan 29

 Part of Collection — Box: 88 (Broadside), Folder: GROUP 515, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Matthews for a notice announcing an unidentified collection of poems and discussing the reception of the poems by critics. Saxe also requests reprints of "Phaeton" to be sent to several people. Accompanied by a signed engraving of Saxe.
Dates: 1859 Jan 29

Letter : Highgate, to William Mathews, 1849 Dec 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding a story Saxe has written for "The Blade."
Dates: 1849 Dec 17

Letter : Pittsfield, Mass., to [John?] Fuller, [18]60 Feb 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining to write something, claiming that his lecture schedule is too hectic for writing; mentions the failure of "R."
Dates: [18]60 Feb 6

Letter : Union Hall, Saratoga Springs, to "My Dear Friend", [18]58 Aug 23

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a Master of Arts degree granted to an unnamed poet by Middlebury College at Saxe's request, with the support of board member Joshua Bates; Saxe tells the recipient that he has written something about it for the Boston Post, and that Cortes thinks it fitting; also mentions a visit by his cousins.
Dates: [18]58 Aug 23

Letter : West Troy, to "My dear Osgood", [18]73 October 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a literary matter.
Dates: [18]73 October 17

Letters : to Dr. E. S. Crosier, 1865-66

 Part of Collection — Box: 30, Folder: GROUP 515, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Seven ALS regarding dates for lectures Saxe is to give in "N.A." [New Albany, Indiana?] and Louisville.
Dates: 1865-66

Signature, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 47, Folder: GROUP 1523, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Signature and closing clipped from a letter.
Dates: n.d.