Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878.
Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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· Holograph stanza from his poem, "The Battle-Field" : 2 Dec 1870 : (MISC 1266) : from New York : the ninth stanza;4 lines, with full signature, place and date; begins, "Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; / The eternal years of God are hers..."
· To John Howard Bryant, his brother : 1 autograph lettersigned : 11 Jun 1841 : (MISC 3779) : from 41 Nassau Street,Cor. Liberty, New York ("office of The Evening Post" printed stationery) : begins, "I have just got your letter. Mr. [Parke] Godwin being in the office ..." Tippedinto a copy of T. F. Madigan's Word Shadows of the Great (1930). Shelved as *Pforz BT (Bryant, W. C.) 01.
· To an L. M. Gardner : 1 autograph letter signed : 12 Dec 1859 : (MISC 1379) : from New York : begins, "I am sorry that I have no manuscript from the hand of Washington Irving to send you ..."
· To Mr. [A.?] Hinton : 1 autograph letter signed : 10 July 1871 : (MISC 0011) : from Roslyn, L.I. N.Y. : begins,"If I had read your brother's book School days at Mount Pleasant I would cheerfully state any favorable impressionin made upon me ..."
· To Washington Irving, author : 3 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 29 Dec 1831 : (MISC 0648) : fromNew York : begins, "I have put to press in the city a duodecimo volume of 240 pages, comprising all my poems which I thought worth printing ..." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 22 May 1832 : (MISC 0649) : from Philadelphia : begins, "I wrote to you some time since to express my thanks for the kind interest you had taken in the publication of my book in England ..." -- 1 autograph leter signed : 8 Apr 1842 : (MISC 0650) : from New York : begins, "A friend of mine has desired of me a letter of introduction to you ..."
· To Gulian C. Verplanck, author and congressman: 1 autograph letter signed : 29 Dec 1831 : (MISC 0647) : [no place] : begins, "I intend to send a copy of my poems to Murray of London for publication. I think of sending by the next packet, and of referring him to Washinton Irving,as to the character of the work ..."
William Cullen Bryant, American poet, newspaper editor, and New York City civic leader.
Controlled Access Terms
- Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 -- Correspondence.
- Hinton, Howard, fl. 1871. School days at Mount Pleasant.
- Poets, American -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
- Newspaper editors -- United States -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
- Civic leaders -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
- American poetry -- 19th century -- Manuscripts -- Specimens.
Additional Creator Names
- Bryant, John Howard, 1807-1902. rcp
- Gardner, L. M. rcp
- Hinton, Mr. rcp
- Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. rcp
- Verplanck, Gulian C. (Gulian Crommelin), 1786-1870. rcp
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925