Pamphlet containing an advertisement for an exhibition of works of Edward Lear as well as a new printed collection of his works. A portrait is reproduced on the front, as well as two of Lear's illustrations on the inside pages.
In this letter, written in ink on beige paper, Cobbett mentions Dyckman's impending visit, as well as assures Dyckman that there is no yellow fever in either New York or Philadelphia. The second leaf of the letter is mounted on a piece of paper in...
Adam writes from Pisa to the men that he has borrowed money from and states his intention to pay it back, but that he also has sent cheese as a temporary gift. He talks of his voyages as well as those of others. The front of the letter has a large...
Transcription of Doddridge's June 8 letter to his wife. The transcriber has included the year 1734 in brackets as part of the transcription, as well as supplementary information on the people mentioned in Doddridge's letter.
Envelope from George Ade to Newton MacMillan. MacMillan’s name is handwritten on the front. There are spills and tears on the envelope as well as a red George Washington stamp and a Chicago stamp. Ade's name is written on the back.
In this note, Perkins includes biographical information on Foch as well as a description of the envelope. Perkins also includes information of the envelope's purchase at Dawson's Bookshop in July 1928.
Joffre, Joseph Jacques Césaire, 1852-1931; Collecteana files
In this note, Perkins includes biographical information on Joffre as well as a description of the envelope. Perkins also includes information of the envelope's purchase at Dawson's Bookshop in July 11, 1928.
In this letter, typed in blaack ink on white paper, Fargeon thanks Yale praising her work, as well as sending her materials that she thought were fascinating. There is an ink smudge on the back of the letter.
Archer writes about Oscar Wilde's play, coming out the next week. He seems to be concerned about it making money, and how they would make money if it did not go well. Several friends are mentioned, and at the end he asks who is Miss Rosa Lee?
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...