19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

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19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence
This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items tied to 19th Century American writers and housed at Middlebury College Special Collections. Many famous names and literary careers are represented inside, including Ambrose Bierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and more! Transcribing these letters helps support a variety of research into the history of American literature and will make these unique documents more widely accessible to a global audience of readers.
Letter from Benson John Lossing to Fitz-Greene Halleck

Letter from Benson John Lossing to Fitz-Greene Halleck

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

Collaboration is restricted.

3 pages: 33% transcribed
Letter from Edwin Arlington Robinson to Esther Willard Bates

Letter from Edwin Arlington Robinson to Esther Willard Bates

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

1 page: 100% transcribed, 100% needs review
Letter from George Gilpin Robinson to Rachel Gilpin Robinson

Letter from George Gilpin Robinson to Rachel Gilpin Robinson

Letter written by George Gilpin Robinson to his mother, Rachel Gilpin Robinson. The letter discusses Robinson's decision not to smuggle slaves. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.

3 pages: 0% transcribed
Letter from George Vandenhoff to Unknown

Letter from George Vandenhoff to Unknown

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

1 page: 0% transcribed
Letter from James Kay Jr.  to John Sullivan Dwight, May 10, 1846

Letter from James Kay Jr. to John Sullivan Dwight, May 10, 1846

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

6 pages: 100% transcribed, 100% needs review
Letter from James Kay Jr. to John Sullivan Dwight

Letter from James Kay Jr. to John Sullivan Dwight

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

4 pages: 100% transcribed, 100% needs review
Letter from Joaquin Miller  to Unknown

Letter from Joaquin Miller to Unknown

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

2 pages: 50% transcribed
Letter from John F. Trow  to Henry David Thoreau

Letter from John F. Trow to Henry David Thoreau

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

Collaboration is restricted.

3 pages: 33% transcribed
Letter from John Godfrey Saxe to Messrs. R. & F.

Letter from John Godfrey Saxe to Messrs. R. & F.

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

Collaboration is restricted.

2 pages: 0% transcribed
Letter from John Greenleaf Whittier to James Thomas Fields

Letter from John Greenleaf Whittier to James Thomas Fields

This is a scanned version of the original document in the Abernethy Manuscripts Collection at Middlebury College.

2 pages: 0% transcribed
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