Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907; Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Keats, John, 1795-1821; Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861; Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Poetry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Collecteana files
A file folder with American Art Association information on it in black lettering. The tab says Aldrich's name on it. There is a cut out typed description of the letter from Aldrich to Stedman. The back has a red mark with 3 A's.
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Collecteana files
A folder used formally for holding signatures has a cutout of the typed description of Astor's letter to Sir William Johnson about Johnson's legal papers and the Indian lands. Perkins' notes are on the back.
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Collecteana files
A short pamphlet advertising the book of the same name by Ernest Wiltsee. The main focus of the book is the "California activities of John Charles Frémont" and resultant "unending controversy" that Wiltsee hopes to clear up.
Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, Earl of, 1848-1930; Collecteana files
A tiny scrap of thick paper written on in pencil, shortly describing the nature of Balfour's letter to Rideing. Perkins characterizes this letter as an invitation to a party during which "matters literary" would be the topic of conversation.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States. President (1825-1829 : Adams); Letters
Adams apologizes for not reading McDonald's letter earlier and therefore he was not able to attend a meeting where he was supposed to meet fellow Baltimore citizens. Dated October 26, year unknown. Torn in upper right corner and fixed with tape. ...
Pirates; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States. President (1825-1829 : Adams); Letters; Watermarks
Adams writes about a business venture for pirate ship bounty. Letter is marked as a private. It notes that DeGrand may be keeping information from Adams. Markings on left margin. Two middle pages are blank. Address written on page 4. Watermark on...
Aldrich dispels a rumor about himself. He discusses Shelley and Keats. Aldrich tells Edward of his condition in America, how he is living. Aldrich mentions he has not read Stedman's latest work. And then he talks of his summer and his wife.
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815; Letters
Astor is writing in response to a request for ships to be built for Daschkoff. The requested boats would be nearly impossible for Astor and the other requests seemed too difficult as well. The boat was to go to Russia, carrying the General. A...
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848; Letters; Seals (Closures); Sealing-wax
Astor writes about some sort of trouble with the law that either he or some of his friends are in. He talks of trials and such. Astor seems to be worried that a bill he wants to pass will get rejected. Pages 3 and 4 have remnants of red sealing...