Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; United States. President (1825-1829 : Adams); Collecteana files
Handwritten description of and commentary on Adams letter, including approximate date, content of letter and where the letter was purchased (Dawson's Book Shop), as well as partial transcription. Perkins notes that this letter was written while...
Typed transcription of Addison's letter to Worsley with Perkins' notes on back in pencil. The letter discusses the St. Sacrament, as well as land, and the Buenos Aires ships in regard to both Spain and Portugal.
File folder that contained aforementioned letter. Seller's typed description and partial transcription is affixed to front. Folder is imprinted with American Art Association Inc. and address in New York.
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.
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907; Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908; Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Keats, John, 1795-1821; Poetry; Illness; Transcriptions; Collecteana files
This letter is from "Tom." Aldrich denies the rumor that he might take a position at Harper's, describes the quality of his life, then talks about Shelley and Keats. He then discusses his wife's recent illness and his sea voyage, confesses he has...
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.
Perkins talks about a letter Astor wrote concerning certain legal matters with which he was having trouble. Perkins translates part of the letter. Astor was worried that the legal matters were going to be much trouble. This item was purchased on...
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815; Collecteana files; Biographical information; Moreau, Jean Victor Marie, 1763-1813; Biographical sources
Perkins discusses a letter from Astor to Daschkoff about building boats. There is a very brief biography about Astor and a partial transcription of the letter. Page 4 contains some biographical information on General Moreau. The Astor letter was...
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948; Transcriptions; Collecteana files
In this letter, Atherton remarks upon the stress that comes with writing books and its effect on her life. Also, while venting her frustrations about the business side of authorship, she interjects, "I loathe business!"
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948; Transcriptions; Collecteana files; Biographical information
Perkins notes the spatial and temporal information about this letter, and also states that the letter was from Dawson's Book Shop. There is also some biographical information at the top of the second page. Perkins then transcribes the letter....