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MS Am 1613

Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902, recipient. Letters to James Bradley Thayer from various correspondents: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1613
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thayer, James Bradley, 1831-1902, recipient.
Title: Letters to James Bradley Thayer from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1778-1895.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American lawyer and Harvard Law School professor James Bradley Thayer from Ralph Waldo Emerson and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*60M-6. Bequest of James Bradley Thayer; received: 1960.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters to James Bradley Thayer from Various Correspondents (MS Am 1613). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

James Bradley Thayer was a Boston lawyer and professor of law at Harvard (1873-1902).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Thayer from various correspondents address issues such as inquiring about Thayer's opinion of literary works, Iliad and Odyssey translations, and thank-you notes for gifts and books. Many letters are from Emerson concerning life in Boston and Cambridge, history of the Concord fight, questions concerning editors and legal and financial matters. Letters also address Emerson's poetry, including a poem written to Sarah Bradford and an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner.

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