COLLECTION GUIDES

1831-1912; bulk: 1831-1893

Guide to the Microfilm Edition


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of the personal papers of John O. Sargent, including correspondence, a diary, scrapbooks, and other papers.

Biographical Sketch

John Osborne Sargent was a Whig politician, lawyer, journalist, and author.

Collection Description

This collection consists of the personal papers of John O. Sargent, of Boston and New York, including three volumes of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and calling cards related to his political and literary work, particularly his translations of Horace and of A. A. von Auersperg's The Last Knight; a European travel diary, including a typewritten transcript, 1861-1862; a scrapbook of correspondence related to the Sargent Prize at Harvard for translations of Horace, and correspondence, clippings, bills, receipts, and menus collected during his travels in Europe in 1889; and a scrapbook of writings by Sargent against slavery, including clippings about black troops, especially the 2nd Louisiana Regiment, 1863-1865. The collection contains correspondence related to Sargent's political work from Benjamin F. Butler, Henry Clay, Schuyler Colfax, Caleb Cushing, Edward Everett, Millard Fillmore, Horace Greeley, Reverdy Johnson, and William H. Seward, among others; related to his literary work from William Cullen Bryant, Epes Sargent Dixwell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Owen Wister, among others; and with and about inventor and engineer John Ericsson. The collection also contains material related to Sargent's interest in Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1830, and his involvement in various legal cases. Correspondence received after Sargent's death in 1891 is addressed to his daughter Georgiana Sargent.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Henry Barrett Huntington, 1949, 1951. Scrapbook given by Catharine Huntington, 1975.

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. Correspondence, 1831-1912

This series consists primarily of the incoming correspondence of John O. Sargent. Included are three bound volumes of letters (subseries A-C) and a smaller amount of loose correspondence (subseries D). There is some overlap of correspondents, dates, and subjects among the three volumes, as well as between the volumes and the loose papers.

NOTE: The correspondence in this series is arranged in no particular order, although letters from a certain individual will usually be found together. John O. Sargent is the recipient of the letters unless otherwise specified.

A. Volume 1, 1831-1879

This volume contains correspondence with Thomas Coffin Amory, A. C. Bullitt, Henry Clay, Caleb Cushing, Edward Everett, Millard Fillmore, Robert Hallowell Gardner, Jr., Samuel G. Goodrich, Willis Hall, Reverdy Johnson, John Bozman Kerr, Charles F. Mitchell, William H. Seward, Charles Sumner, Joseph B. Williams, Robert C. Winthrop, and others.

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Letter from John Bozman Kerr (Easton, Md.) about social life in Maryland, referring to William Wirt, etc., 4 July 1831
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Letter from John Bozman Kerr (Easton, Md.) about personal matters, 24 Nov. 1831
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Letter from John Bozman Kerr (Easton, Md.) about his views on engagements and about his proposed trip to Newport and Boston, 29 July 1833
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Letter from John Bozman Kerr (Easton, Md.) about the study of law and gossip about mutual friends, 14 Aug. 1833
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Letter from John Bozman Kerr (New Orleans) about politics, college friends, etc., 24 Feb. 1835
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Letter from John T. L. Sullivan (Centre Harbour, N.H.) about Lake Winnepesaukee and people met at Senter's Tavern, 12 June 1831
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Letter from John T. L. Sullivan (St. Louis) about his trip to St. Louis, 25 Oct. 1837
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Letter from John T. L. Sullivan (St. Louis) about politics and the unpopularity of Thomas H. Benton in the city, 6 Dec. 1837
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Letter from Joseph B. Williams (Baltimore, Md.) giving an account of his visit to the sulfur springs in Virginia, Jefferson's home at Monticello, etc., 24 Sep. 1831
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Letter from Joseph B. Williams (Baltimore, Md.) asking Sargent to recommend a teacher for a school in Baltimore established by the will of Thomas Dale, 24 Nov. 1831
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Letter from Joseph B. Williams (Baltimore, Md.) stating that President Josiah Quincy of Harvard had been opposed to the admittance of Southerners to Harvard College and had so expressed himself, 2 July 1834
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Letter from Joseph B. Williams (Baltimore, Md.) about his law practice and hunting trips to the Eastern Shore, 31 Dec. 1834
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Letter from Joseph B. Williams (Baltimore, Md.) advising Sargent to sell Canton stock, 22 Apr. 1835
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Letter from Thomas Coffin Amory (Boston) with news of Boston activities and about personal preferences, 2 June 1833
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Letter from Thomas Coffin Amory (Boston) about his trip to the Green Mountains and New York State, 8 June 1833
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Letter from Thomas Coffin Amory (Dover) about his travels and the care of his business during his absence, 12 Aug. 1834
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Letter from Thomas Coffin Amory (Boston) about a financial matter, 16 Nov. 1834
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Letter from Park Benjamin (Norwich, Conn.) about mutual friends, proposing a trip to France, etc., 16 Sep. 1833
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Letter from Harper & Brothers (New York) about their schedule of publication, 8 June 1833
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Letter from Harper & Brothers (New York) about contributions to their publications, 10 July 1833
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Letter from John Bryant, Jr. about Harvard classmates, etc., undated
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Letter from Robert William Hooper (Paris) about life in Paris, the favorite dramatic stars, and the activities of his classmates in the Harvard Class of 1830, 4 Dec. 1833
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Letter from Robert William Hooper (Paris) about life in Paris, carnivals and riots, etc., 1 Mar. 1834
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Letter from Robert William Hooper (London) about social conditions in London, etc., 8 July 1834
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Letter from Richard Haughton about the presidential election and other political matters, 15 Feb. 1835
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Letter from Richard Haughton about his newspaper and about Massachusetts politics, 24 Feb. 1835
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Letter from Thomas Gold Appleton (Paris) about news of activities and friends at Paris, 18 May 1834
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Letter from Richard Haughton (Cincinnati) about the Worcester Convention and politics in Ohio, 28 Sep. 1835
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Letter from George Ashmun (Springfield, Mass.) to Richard Haughton about Edward Everett's position on anti-masonry and his relationship with Benjamin Franklin Hallett, 11 Mar. 1835
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Letter from George Ashmun (Springfield, Mass.) about Van Buren's assertion that the election in New York was controlled by bank influence, 19 Dec. 1837
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Letter from J. M. Bullock (Shelbyville, Ky.) about politics and personal matters, 27 Feb. 1840
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Circular letter from John Barney (Baltimore) about correspondence relating to M. Sartiges, the French minister, 3 May 1852
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Letter from Edward Everett (House of Representatives) about his reasons for leaving the House of Representatives, his political aspirations, etc., 17 Dec. 1834
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Letter from Edward Everett (Washington) about Whig politics, 22 Dec. 1834
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Letter from Edward Everett (Baltimore) saying that he would be willing to succeed John Davis as governor of Massachusetts, 26 Dec. 1834
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Letter from Sargent to Edward Everett concerning an objection to the nomination of Everett to the Senate, 20 Dec. 1834 [draft in reply to letter from Everett, 17 Dec. 1834]
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Letter from [Edward Everett] (Washington) about politics, Judge McLean's candidacy, etc., 1 Jan. 1835
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Letter from Edward Everett (Washington) about the expected failure of Judge McLean's nomination and government matters, 9 Jan. 1835
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Letter from Edward Everett about his not having his article ready for the newspaper, 15th Tues. [1835]
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Letter from Edward Everett (Lowell) to Epes Sargent, 9 Sep. 1835 [enclosing letter from Joseph Gales, Jr. on a political matter, 4 Sep. 1835]
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Letter from Joseph Gales, Jr. to Edward Everett about the Atlas classing Mr. White and Mr. Van Buren as "the two Tory candidates," 4 Sep. 1835 [enclosed in letter from Edward Everett to Epes Sargent, 9 Sep. 1835]
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Letter from [Edward Everett] (Washington) about an article to be inserted in the newspaper and about information from Paris on foreign affairs, 5 Jan. [1835]
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Letter from Edward Everett (Charlestown, Mass.) about the republication of Thaddeus Stevens' speeches on secret societies, etc., 27 Nov. 1835
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Letter from Edward Everett (Charlestown, Mass.) about articles for the Atlas and Caleb Cushing's article in the Intelligencer on "The Presidency," 1 Jan. 1836
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Letter from Edward Everett suggesting that Sargent say no more about the alternative between White and Van Buren for the presidential nomination, 14 Oct. 1836
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Letter from Edward Everett (Boston) to Charles Augustus Davis introducing Sargent, 10 Aug. 1837
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Letter from Edward Everett (London) about the estate of James Darwin Russel, 2 Dec. 1844
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Letter from Edward Everett (Cambridge) about the Republic, 25 Apr. 1849
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Letter from Edward Everett (Boston) about Thurlow Weed's "good-natured reminiscence," 11 Aug. 1853
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Letter from Edward Everett (Boston) asking Sargent to keep confidential Everett's part in the Hülsemann letter, 7 Sep. 1853
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Letter from Edward Everett (Boston) about printing presses moved by water power; John Ericsson and his "calorie" printing press, 24 Dec. 1859
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson about copying library shelves, 18 Apr. [no year]
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson declining Sargent's invitation, 24 Dec. [no year]
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Letter from Charles Sumner (Boston) about Sargent's position in New York; Sumner's opinion of Francis Lieber, etc.; and Sumner's coming visit to London, 21 Aug. 1837
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Letter from Charles Sumner (London) about forwarding a letter to McKean, 14 Dec. 1838
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Letter from Francis Lieber about August Heckscher's reputation as a leading merchant of New York, [21 Aug. 1837]
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Letter from Charles Sumner (London) telling of his kind reception in England; the necessity of abolishing slavery, etc., 20 Nov. 1838
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Letter from Charles Sumner [London] stating that England has no desire to go to war with the United States, 15 Mar. 1839
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Dinner invitation from Robert C. Winthrop, undated
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Wenham) urging Sargent to keep confidential a matter that might be embarrassing to the friends of Daniel Webster, 19 Aug. 1837
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Letter from James Watson Webb (New York) about terms under which Sargent is to come to the Courier and Enquirer, 24 July-6 Aug. 1837
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Letter from James Watson Webb about political sympathies of associates, 27 Apr. 1849
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Letter from Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Jr. (Gardiner, Me.) about politics and business, 25 July 1834
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Letter from Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Jr. (Gardiner, Me.) about Whig sentiment in Maine, 17 Aug. 1834
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Letter from Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Jr. (Gardiner, Me.) about the results of the Maine election, 2 Oct. 1834
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Letter from Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Jr. (Gardiner, Me.) about news of Park Benjamin being made editor of the New England Magazine, Maine weather, a visit from the Indians, etc., 7 Dec. 1834
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Letter from Sargent (Boston) to Daniel Webster expressing the views of the Atlas in the coming elections, 17 Dec. 1834 [draft]
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Manuscript of articles published in the Boston Atlas about the presidential election and on "The Crisis," [1835] [enclosed in letter from Sargent to Daniel Webster, 17 Dec. 1834]
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Invitation from George Peter Alexander Healy to attend the private showing of his painting of the Webster-Hayne debate, 18 Feb. [1851] [enclosing printed ticket]
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Dinner invitation from [Daniel Webster] (Washington), 20 Jan. 1851
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Dinner invitation from Daniel Webster (Washington), 14 June 1851
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Dinner invitation from [Daniel Webster] (Washington), 31 Oct. [1851]
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Letter from Daniel Webster asking Sargent to call to discuss the important news from France, 21 Dec. 1851
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Letter from Caleb Cushing (Washington, D.C.) about the death of Senator Nathan Smith of Connecticut and identifying himself as the author of the sketch of Daniel Webster's character appearing in the Intelligencer, 6 Dec. 1835
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Letter from Caleb Cushing (Washington, D.C.) about the danger of General Harrison being nominated for the presidency on the Whig ticket, 17 Dec. 1835
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Letter from Caleb Cushing (Washington, D.C.) acknowledging authorship of the article in the Intelligencer of Dec. 28, signed "Massachusetts," and about agitation in the House over the anti-slavery petition, 27 Dec. 1835
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Letter from Samuel Kettell (London) about life in London; identifies some of his writings in the New Monthly Magazine; thinks the Indemnity Bill will be rejected by France, 20 Jan. 1835
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Letter from Samuel Gridley Howe about the New England Magazine, 30 Jan. 1835
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Letter from Walter Colton (Washington) about Commodore Jones' attack on Colton, 22 Dec. 1838
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Letter from Thurlow Weed (Albany) asking Sargent to come to Albany to discuss a certain matter, 10 May 183-?
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Letter from Joseph Lyman (Brunswick, Ga.) offering Sargent his services as a correspondent, 21 Dec. 1837
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Letter from William Sullivan (Boston) about favorable criticism of his history book, 25 Dec. 1837
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Letter from William Sullivan (Boston) to David B. Ogden about Sargent, 17 Feb. 1838
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Letter from Isaac Appleton Jewett (Paris) describing activities and friends at Paris, 22 Mar. 1837
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Letter from Isaac Appleton Jewett (Columbus, Ohio) about his writing, 7 Aug. 1838
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Letter from Edward Curtis (Washington) about General Waddy Thompson and the special session, 8 Dec. 1837
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Letter from Edward Curtis (Washington) about politics, 18 Dec. 1837
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Letter from William C. Preston (Philadelphia) about the Whig cause, 24 Mar. 1839
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Letter from Horace Greeley (Albany, N.Y.) about selling a half-interest in the New Yorker; results of a private caucus for officers on the Whig ticket in the state election, 31 Jan. 1839
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Letter from Horace Greeley (Albany, N.Y.) about politics and the possibility of a public dinner endorsing Willis Hall, 1 Feb. 1839
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Letter from Thomas Doughty (Fishkill Landing, N.Y.) asking Sargent to read a criticism made of a work by Doughty in the National Academy, 8 June 1839
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Letter from George Evans [Washington] about the New England boundary, 27 Apr. 1838
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Letter from Willis Hall (Albany, N.Y.) about the committee to investigate the Phoenix Bank, 7 Mar. 1838
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Letter from Willis Hall (Albany, N.Y.) submitting "my reply to the Resolutions," 13 Feb. 1839
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Letter from Willis Hall (Albany, N.Y.) about John Stevens receiving the appointment of the legislature as foreign agent, 20 Apr. 1839
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Letter from Willis Hall (Albany, N.Y.) about New York politics, 30 Apr. 1839
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Letter from Willis Hall (Ballston, N.Y.) about a murder trial, 4 June 1839
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Letter from Willis Hall (Albany, N.Y.) about his role in New York state government, 15 Mar. 1840
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Letter from Willis Hall (Albany, N.Y.) about New York politics, 29 Mar. 1840
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Letter from Willis Hall (near Havana, Cuba) about his life in Havana, 30 Jan. 1844
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Letter from Henry Clay (Ashland) about the nomination made at the Whig Convention in Utica, 27 Sep. 1838 [signature missing]
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Letter from Henry Clay (Washington) about public lands and the Copyright Bill, 14 Jan. 1839
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Letter from Henry Clay (Washington) about foreign service appointments, 16 May 1841
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Letter from Henry Clay (Washington) about the publication of his speech, 2 June 1841
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Letter from Henry C. Carey about printing a reply to Mr. Kettell, 27 Oct. [no year]
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Letter from Henry C. Carey (Burlington) about publication matters, 25 Mar. 1852
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Letter from Henry Clay (Washington) stating that he does not know the author of the enclosed newspaper sketch of Clay, 6 Sep. 1841
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Letter from Henry Clay about his review of Mr. Rantoul's speech, free trade, etc., 25 Mar. 1842
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Letter from Henry Clay (Ashland) about the publication of his speeches, 2 July 1842
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Letter from Henry Clay (Ashland) about Mr. Mallory's book, Clay's disapproval of Webster's course, etc., 29 July 1843
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Letter from William H. Seward (Albany, N.Y.) about answering Sargent's correspondence, 8 Jan. 1840
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Letter from William H. Seward (Albany, N.Y.) about state appointments, 8 Feb. 1840
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Letter from William H. Seward (Albany, N.Y.) about a trip to New York being unnecessary, 9 Mar. 1840
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Letter from J. R. Hazard (Newport) about political matters, 6 Nov. 1840
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Letter from John Van Lear McMahon (Baltimore) about the funds collected for the Laughlin family, 15 Nov. 1840
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Letter from Charles F. Mitchell (Washington) about the political situation, 10 Dec. 1840
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Letter from Charles F. Mitchell (Washington) favoring Francis Granger as secretary of the navy and about New York as a location for the United States Bank, 14 Dec. 1840
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Letter from Charles F. Mitchell (Washington) about political appointments, 21 Jan. 1841
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Letter from Charles F. Mitchell (Washington) about the unlikelihood of the appointment of James W. Webb as postmaster-general and the unreliability of Gov. William H. Seward, 5 Feb. 1841
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Letter from Charles F. Mitchell (Washington) agreeing with Sargent on the need for a strong Journal in New York City, 9 Feb. 1841
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Letter from M. H. Sibley about Sargent's work for the Whig Party, 4 July 1840
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Letter from Nathaniel P. Tallmadge (Washington, D.C.) requesting Sargent's presence in Washington, 24 Aug. 1841
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Letter from C. S. Morehead about a possible candidacy for the Senate, undated [incomplete]
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Letter from C. S. Morehead (Frankfort) about his case schedule, 29 Oct. 1851
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Letter from James T. Morehead (Washington) about certain bills before Congress, 23 Aug. 1840
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Letter from Benjamin R. Curtis accepting election to the [Porcellian] Club, 21 Jan. 1831?
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Letter from Samuel A. Foot (New York) about Captain John Ericsson, 6 June 1844
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Letter from Meredith P. Gentry about republishing a speech to the Nashville Whig Convention, 19 May 1837
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Letter from John Lothrop Motley (Dedham) about the settlement of the Lenman estate and complaining that Webster has made no effort to secure him a post such as the secretaryship of the legation at Berlin, 30 Oct. 1850
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Letter from John Lothrop Motley (Dedham) about his desire to secure the post of charge d'affaires at Copenhagen, 16 Nov. 1850
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Letter from John Lothrop Motley (Dresden) about the estate of Mr. B. H. Benjamin, 3 Feb. 1852
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Letter from Marshall O. Roberts (New York) about desiring to be relieved of Butler King's bond, 20 June 1851
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Letter from Mrs. Eliza Henderson Otis (Boston) expressing her pleasure at entertaining the president of the United States, 23 Sep. 1851
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Letter from A. C. Bullitt (New Orleans) about the Republic, 6 Mar. 1851
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Letter from A. C. Bullitt (Louisville, Ky.) about his unwillingness to enter politics, 15 July 1851
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Letter from A. C. Bullitt (Saratoga) about candidates to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, 21 July 1852
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Letter from A. C. Bullitt (Longwood Plantation, Miss.) about his plantation and his bereavement in the death of his wife, 7 May 1855
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Letter from A. C. Bullitt (Louisville, Ky.) about politics, 9 July 1856
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Letter from A. C. Bullitt (Rome) about the Kansas question, 22 Jan. 1858
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Letter from E. Bathurst (Boulogne) about acting as a correspondent for the Republican, 6 Mar. 1851
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Letter from John C. Spencer (Albany) about Whig politics, 18 Aug. 1851
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Letter from A. F. Owen (Havana) stating his inability to help the prisoners who were executed, 16 Sep. 1851
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Letter from James Dupont Ogden (New York) about New York legislative and political matters, 17 Sep. 1851 [enclosed in letter from James Dupont Ogden, 20 Sep. 1851]
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Letter from James Dupont Ogden about politics, 20 Sep. 1851 [enclosing letter from James Dupont Ogden, 17 Sep. 1851]
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (Saratoga Springs) about accepting Mr. Copeland's case, 26 Aug. 1852
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (Baltimore) about his fee for taking Mr. Copeland's case and on political matters, 10 Sep. 1852
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (Baltimore) about his work, 22 May [1860]
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (Baltimore) about politics, 17 June 1860
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson ("Lyndhurst," near Baltimore) about sending Sargent an article he has written, 22 Oct. 1861
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Note from Thomas Corwin declining an invitation, undated
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (London) about an article in the Journal of Commerce, 6 Jan. 1869
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (London) about government matters, 12 May 1869
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Letter from Francis Brinley (Boston) regretting that, through an oversight, Sargent did not receive a ticket to the dinner on Boston Common, 23 Sep. 1851
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Letter from Howland & Chase (New York) about "Letters Rogatory," 8 Dec. 1851
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Letter from Sargent (Washington) to Francis Brinley about not receiving a ticket to the president's dinner on Boston Common, 26 Sep. 1851 [draft]
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Letter from Samuel A. Eliot (Boston) about political parties, 10 Nov. 1851
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Letter from Henry C. Carey about answering some articles in the Union on free trade, 3 Apr. 1851
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Letter from Henry C. Carey (near St. Paul, Minn.) about sentiment in the West favoring a protective tariff, 2 July 1852
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Letter from Samuel G. Goodrich (New York) about Frank Goodrich acting as Sargent's Paris correspondent, the Hülsemann incident, etc., 17 Mar. 1851
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Letter from Samuel G. Goodrich (Paris) about Robert Walsh's activities, 21 May 1851
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Letter from Samuel G. Goodrich (Paris) about Daniel Webster as a candidate for the presidency; remarks on the work of Robert Walsh, 9 June 1851
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Letter from Samuel G. Goodrich (Paris) about rumors of the sale of the Republic, 3 Feb. 1853
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Letter from Schuyler Colfax (Washington) explaining his defeat in the Congressional race, 23 Sep. 1851
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Letter from Schuyler Colfax (South Bend, Ind.) describing his unsuccessful campaign for Congress, 27 Oct. 1851
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Letter from Henry Shelton Sanford (Paris) recommending William McDowell Birney as a foreign correspondent, 13 Mar. 1851
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Letter from Thomas Butler King (San Francisco) asking for the results of the Baltimore Convention, 14 July 1852
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Letter from Edwin Wallace Stoughton (New York) about a draft for $300, 27 Oct. 1853
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Letter from Richard Milford Blatchford (New York) about a financial matter relating to the settlement of Daniel Webster's estate, 9 Feb. 1854
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Letter from Richard Milford Blatchford (New York) about matters relating to Daniel Webster's estate, 14 Mar. 1854
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Letter from Benjamin Franklin Hallett (Boston) stating his political beliefs, 16 May 1852
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Note from Millard Fillmore requesting Sargent give the bearer Wildman's International Law, 22 Sep. 185-
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Letter from Millard Fillmore (Washington) to Silas E. Burrows about Burrows' plan of an expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 29 Mar. 1850 [facsimile]
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Letter from Millard Fillmore (Buffalo) about a biographical sketch of Fillmore, 8 June 1859
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Letter from Millard Fillmore (Buffalo) giving his account of the Lopez expedition against Cuba in Aug. 1851, 9 Apr. 1864
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Letter from Logan Hunton (New Orleans) to Millard Fillmore about the Lopez expedition to Cuba and the trial of Henderson in New Orleans, with a newspaper clipping from the New York Herald, 26 Mar. 1852
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Note from [Millard Fillmore] regretting that he cannot accept a dinner invitation, 1851?
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Dinner invitation from Millard Fillmore (Washington), 13 June 1851
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Letter from Millard Fillmore (Buffalo) thanking Sargent for the copy of his work The Last Knight, 10 Oct. 1871
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Letter from Millard Fillmore (Buffalo) stating that he will not vote for Grant and is uncertain about Greeley, 10 Sep. 1872
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Letter from John A. Dix (Magnolia, Fla.) objecting to the move to build a railroad by the 32nd Parallel, 14 Mar. 1856
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Letter from George Ripley (New York) about a biographical sketch of Millard Fillmore, 3 June 1859
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about publication of Crittenden's rebuttal to Sargent's article about him in the Law Reporter, 7 Jan. 1855
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about proofs for Crittenden's article for the Law Reporter, 24 Jan. 1855
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about the issue of the Law Reporter containing Crittenden's rebuttal of Sargent's article, 20 Feb. 1855
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about distributing copies of the Crittenden article in the Law Reporter, 21 Feb. 1855
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Letter from Richard Grant White (New York) about contributions to a fund for the family of Augustus Gillette, 9 Mar. 1856
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Letter from Richard Grant White (New York) asking about the minutes of Augustus Gillette's death, 16 June 1856
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Letter from Richard Grant White (New York) about Sargent's The Rule in Minot's Case Again, 26 May 1871
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Letter from Eben Norton Horsford (Cambridge) about the Rumford medal, 26 June 1860
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Letter from Daniel Treadwell (Cambridge) to Oliver W. Holmes about whether John Ericsson could claim the Rumford premium for his work on the calorie engine, 13 June 1860
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Letter from George L. Brown about a painting he is presenting to Sargent, 5 Mar. 1860
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Letter from George L. Brown (Boston) telling of the success of his showing of paintings in Boston, 4 Apr. 1860
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Letter from George L. Brown (South Boston) asking for Sargent's aid in securing $3,000 from Mr. McKaye, 2 Mar. 1866
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Dinner invitation from Alexander Dallas Bache (Washington), 13 Dec. [1852]
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Letter from John Barnes (Washington) asking Sargent to dine with him, [1852]
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Letter from Charles Magill Conrad (Washington) asking Sargent to return to Washington, 2 Aug. 1851
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Dinner invitation from Capt. Hamilton (Washington), 30 Aug. 1852
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Letter from Francis S. Osgood (Boston) about a shipment of books, 3 July 1839
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Letter from Benjamin R. Curtis about the death of Mrs. Curtis, 29 Apr. 1860
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Letter from William B. Kinney (New York) about his wife's recovery, undated
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Letter from William B. Kinney (Morristown, N.J.) advising Sargent about places to stay in New Jersey, 4 May 1866
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Letter from George Lunt (Boston) about sending Sargent other opinions on the Union, 16 Nov. 1860
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Letter from George Lunt (Scituate) about a project to make Scituate Harbor a refuge for shipping, 19 May 1879
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Letter from George Lunt (Scituate) about publicizing a project to make Scituate Harbor a refuge for shipping, 3 July 1879
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Letter from Henry Moreau (Paris) about the Lopez expedition to Cuba, 30 Apr. 1864
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Letter from Oscar Pletsch (Berlin) to Rudolph Weber, 11 Nov. 1867 [in German, with a transcript and enclosed in letter from Rudolph Weber to Sargent, 13 Nov. 1867]
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Letter from Rudolph Weber (Bonn), 13 Nov. 1867 [enclosing letter from Oscar Pletsch to Weber, 11 Nov. 1867]
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Letter from Oscar Pletsch (Berlin), 12 Feb. 1868 [in German]
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Letter from Oscar Pletsch (Berlin) about reproducing art works, 19 Feb. 1868
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Letter from Oscar Pletsch (Berlin), 28 Feb. 1868 [in German]
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Letter from G. B. Mathew (Charleston, S.C.) about the state colored imprisonment law, 25 Jan. 1851
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Letter from Nathaniel Parker Willis about an article submitted by Sargent, 1865?
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Letter from Nathaniel Parker Willis about publication of an article, 1 Nov. 1865
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Letter from Nathaniel Parker Willis about printing Sargent's article, 16 Mar. 1866
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Letter from G. B. Mathew [Charleston, S.C.] giving Sargent a note of introduction to Sir Henry Bulwer, 10 Jan. 1851
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Letter from G. B. Mathew (Charleston, S.C.) about influencing other editors on the issue of abolition, 20 Jan. 1851
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Letter from G. H. Scott (Washington) about a present of vases made of wood from the U.S. frigate Guerriere and the British frigate Macedonian, 12 Nov. 1851
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Letter from Anton von Auersperg (Thurn am Hart) about Sargent's translation of his book from the German, 9 Aug. 1871 [with English translation]
Reel/Vol. 1Page 191
Letter from Hamilton Fish (Washington) to John Y. Mason introducing Sargent, 8 June 1844
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Letter from Hamilton Fish (Washington) sending a copy of a report wanted by Sargent, 10 Dec. 1844
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Collection of calling cards and invitations left for Sargent, undated
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Letter from David Dudley Field (New York) asking Sargent to communicate with the governor and judges of Utah, Oregon, and New Mexico; wishes to send them copies of codes in land reform, 31 Jan. 1851
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Invitation from William Henry Lytton Bulwer, Earl, Baron Dalling and Bulwer, Feb. [no year]
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Invitation from William Henry Lytton Bulwer, Earl, Baron Dalling and Bulwer, Mar. [no year]
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Invitation from William Lewis Dayton to Sargent and his wife to attend a dinner, 14 Dec. 1863
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Invitation from the French minister to attend a ball, undated
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Invitation from Alexander H. H. Stuart, 9 Jan. [no year]
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Invitation from Mrs. Edward R. Jones to the Messrs. Sargent, 17 Nov. [no year]
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Invitation from Mrs. Kane, 15 Apr. [no year]
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Message from John Howard Payne on a calling card, undated
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Invitation from Mrs. Sam Chase Barney (Washington), 4 Feb. [no year]
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Invitation from W. W. Corcoran to attend Mr. Sartiges dancing party, undated
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Signature of John P. Gaines, undated

B. Volume 2, 1852-1893

This volume contains correspondence with William Cullen Bryant, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, George William Curtis, Epes Sargent Dixwell, Mary Sargent Duncan, Charles W. Eliot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, James W. Gerard, Rutherford B. Hayes, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Francis W. Newman, Henry Winthrop Sargent, Horace Binney Sargent, Turner Sargent, Robert C. Winthrop, and others.

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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) offering to assist Sargent in his efforts to aid John Ericsson, 4 June 1860
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) accepting Sargent's congratulations on Holmes' daughter's engagement, 26 Mar. 1871
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about the marriage of his daughter Amelia to Turner Sargent, 28 May 1871
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (New York) about wanting to see Sargent despite a busy schedule, 6 Mar. [1871]
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) thanking Sargent for dedicating his book to Holmes, 15 Sep. 1871
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about old friends, 17 Dec. 1875
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) enclosing a copy of "The First Fan" and about the death of John Lothrop Motley, 8 June 1877
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Autographed copy of Oliver Wendell Holmes' printed poem "The First Fan," 8 June 1877
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about his reluctance to travel; wants information on Motley for a memoir for the Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings, 26 Jan. 1878
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) thanking Sargent for details about J. L. Motley's life, 3 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about composing two Harvard sonnets to be read at a dinner of the Harvard Club, 16 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about furnishing copies of his sonnets, 18 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) enclosing the printed version of his Harvard sonnets to be read at the Harvard Club dinner, 19 Feb. 1878 [enclosing letter regretting the Harvard Club annual dinner, 19 Feb. 1878]
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) regretting the annual Harvard Club dinner, 19 Feb. 1878 [enclosed in letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes, 19 Feb. 1878]
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about his Harvard sonnets and suggesting a motto for the Harvard College seal, 6 Mar. 1878
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about the reaction to his Harvard sonnets after they were read at the Harvard Club dinner, 26 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about a dinner, 6 Dec. 1879
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about a publication, 14 Feb. 1880
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about the death of Epes Sargent, 9 Jan. 1881
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Beverly Farms, Mass.) about his work on Emerson, etc., 11 Aug. 1883
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) with a critique on Sargent's translation of Horace, 25 Jan. 1884
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about his pleasure in reading Sargent's translations, 25 Feb. 1884
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) complimenting Sargent on his translations, 20 May 1884
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about Sargent's translation of Horace, 25 Nov. 1885
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) acknowledging Sargent's letter about his poetry, 13 Nov. 1886
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about Horace, 15 May 1887
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Printed slip from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) reading "Dr. Holmes regrets that impaired eyesight and the large demands made upon his time by distant and unknown friends oblige him to contract his hitherto extended correspondence, and to avail himself of the services of an assistant in writing," 1 Nov. 1887
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Beverly Farms, Mass.) about Sargent's translation of Horace, 8 July 1888
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Beverly Farms, Mass.) about his 80th birthday, 30 Aug. 1888 [on printed form about his failing eyesight]
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about Sargent's literary work, 16 Nov. 1888
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about friends of college days, etc., 10 Feb. 1889
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about his health, etc., 15 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) about Sargent's translations and about dictating letters, 14 May 1890
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) to Miss Georgina Sargent about the death of her father, John Osborne Sargent, 23 Jan. 1892
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) to Miss Georgina Sargent about the introduction for her father's translations, 24 Dec. 1892
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Letter from Oliver Wendell Holmes (Boston) to Miss Georgina Sargent acknowledging receipt of John Osborne Sargent's Horatian Echoes, 17 Apr. 1893
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Letter from Mrs. Amelia H. Sargent (Boston) about the breakfast for Oliver Wendell Holmes, 4 Dec. [1879]
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Bristol, England) about British politics, 18 Mar. 1867
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about revising his translation of the Iliad, 27 Oct. 1868
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Clifton, Bristol, England) about brandy as the accepted medication for bronchitis, 5 Nov. 1869
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Clifton, Bristol, England) about English politics, 22 Dec. 1871
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Card from Francis W. Newman (Clifton, Bristol, England) acknowledging receipt of Sargent's The Last Knight, 24 Dec. 1871
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about the Irish question, 14 Jan. 1873
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about the Irish question, Cardinals Newman and Manning, etc., 6 June 1881
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about animal husbandry, etc., 17 Aug. 1881
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about his health, 4 Dec. 1881 [enclosing a printed letter from Newman on the same subject, 26 Nov. 1881]
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about Gladstone's policies, Guiteau, etc., 3 July 1882
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about Horace's odes, etc., 3 Dec. 1883
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about an early handwriting analysis and about his writing, 8 May 1884
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about the publication of two of his manuscripts and about the worth of shares in Eastern Massachusetts Railroad, 7 June 1884
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about publishing and agricultural matters, 20 Sep. 1884
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about England's policy in Egypt, 2 Mar. 1885
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about economic conditions in England, 22 Oct. 1885
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about the English elections, etc., 9 Dec. 1885
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about politics, his publications, etc., 13 Oct. 1886
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about teaching Latin, 6 Aug. 1887
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about the return on his investment in Eastern Massachusetts Railroad shares, 13 Dec. 1887
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about his brother Cardinal Newman, 20 Sep. 1890
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about his work on the life of his brother Cardinal Newman, etc., 11 Jan. 1891
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about his health, 13 Apr. 1891
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Letter from Francis W. Newman about his activities and political matters, 24 May [1891]
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) about British policy in India, etc., 13 Oct. 1891
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Letter from Lucius M. Sargent (Boston) about the Rumford prize and John Ericsson's chance of getting it, 5 July 1860
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Dorking) about traveling in England, 18 Aug. 1867
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Florence) about traveling in Italy, 13 Nov. 1863
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Devizes) about visiting the home of Tom Moore, 19 June 1867
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Fishkill on Hudson) about Turner Sargent's engagement to Ellen Frothingham, 29 Apr. 1870
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Boston) about social life in Boston, 24 Mar. 1868
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Fishkill on Hudson) about Charles Sumner, etc., 15 Nov. 1871
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Fishkill on Hudson) about attending the theater, 9 June 1879
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Letter from Henry Winthrop Sargent (Fishkill on Hudson) about fencing in his sheep, with sketch of a length of fencing, 27 Aug. 1879
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Letter from "Bow" recommending places to stay at Vichy, undated
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Letter from Winthrop Sargent enclosing a newspaper obituary of Henry Winthrop Sargent, 25 May 1886
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about the Sanitary Fair in Boston, 28 Dec. 1863 [incomplete]
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about the end of the Civil War, the trial of 15 prisoners in Washington, etc., 3 May 1865
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about entertaining at Mrs. Julia Ward Howe's home, 4 Apr. 1866
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about life in Boston, 12 Nov. 1868
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about the visit of the Russian prince to Boston and political news, 7 Dec. 1871
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about his engagement to Amelia Holmes, 12 Mar. 1871
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Letter from Turner Sargent (Boston) about the considerations in his engagement to Amelia Holmes, 17 Mar. 1871
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Letter from Elihu Burritt (Birmingham, England) stating that he is no longer consul for Birmingham, 3 Nov. 1859
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Letter from William Howitt (Highgate) about the English publication of a book, 5 Feb. 1864
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Letter from William Cullen Bryant (New York) to Epes Sargent about Bryant's translation of the Iliad, 29 Mar. 1870
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Letter from William Cullen Bryant (New York) inviting Sargent to attend a meeting of the Old Sketch Club, 9 Mar. 1874
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Brookline) about Sargent's translation of The Last Knight, 2 Oct. 1871
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about Sargent's translation of Horace, 6 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about Sargent's translation of Horace and his own writings, 19 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) about Sargent's translations, his own address at the Historical Society, etc., 26 Feb. 1891
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Letter from George S. Hillard (Boston) about the Supreme Court and politics, 15 June 1871
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Letter from George S. Hillard (Boston) about Sargent's volume of translations and about Oliver Wendell Holmes, 12 Dec. 1871
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Letter from George S. Hillard (Boston) about politics, 11 Sep. 1872
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Letter from Frederic H. Hedge (Brookline) about Sargent's translation The Last Knight, 18 Sep. 1871
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Letter from Frederic H. Hedge (Cambridge) about Sargent's translations, the million-dollar movement to Grant, etc., 16 Mar. 1886
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Letter from George William Curtis (Washington) about Sargent's The Last Knight, 28 Nov. 1871
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Letter from George William Curtis (West New Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y.) on a journalistic matter, 24 Mar. 1881
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Letter from George William Curtis (West New Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y.) about the Grant million-dollar monument, 25 Mar. 1886 [typewritten]
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Letter from George William Curtis (Ashfield) about Sargent's writing, 31 Aug. 1888
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Letter from George William Curtis (West New Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y.) thanking Sargent for sending a translation of a Horatian poem, 25 Feb. 1890 [typewritten]
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Letter from George William Curtis (West New Brighton, Staten Island, N.Y.) thanking Sargent for sending a translation of a Horatian poem, 19 Dec. 1891 [typewritten]
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Letter from Richard P. Jenks (Deerfield, Mass.) thanking Sargent for a poem, 3 Dec. 1871
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Letter from John T. Sargent (Boston) thanking Sargent for a poem, 12 Nov. 1871
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Letter from George B. Cary (Boston) accepting Sargent's translation of The Last Knight, 30 Sep. 1871
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Letter from George B. McClellan (New York) to Mr. Slaughter regretting a dinner with Gen. Wickham Hoffman, 17 Oct. 1870
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Letter from Edmund Quincy (Dedham) on journalistic matters, 27 Feb. 1871
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Letter from F. P. C. Darling (Little Boar's Head, N.H.) accepting Sargent's translation of The Last Knight, 6 July 1872
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Letter from Ellen Frothingham (Boston) accepting the translation of The Last Knight, 19 Dec. 1871
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Letter from Josiah Gilbert Holland (New York) thanking Sargent for a volume of poems, 20 Sep. 1871
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Letter from Josephine Seaton (Wernersville, Penn.) thanking Sargent for his generous notice of her book, 24 Feb. 1871
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Letter from James W. Gerard (New York) about politics and life in New York City, 27 Jan. 1872
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Letter from James W. Gerard (Long Branch, N.Y.) about the Harvard Register, 22 Aug. 1881
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Letter from James W. Gerard (New York) about politics, 22 Dec. 18-? [in the handwriting of James W. Gerard, Jr.]
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Letter from James W. Gerard (Hombourg-les-Bains, near Frankfurt) about the Civil War and travels in Europe, 19 July 186-?
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Letter from James W. Gerard (New York) about Ulysses S. Grant, etc., 1885?
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Letter from Elisha Reynolds Potter (Kingston, R.I.) about recent publications, 14 July 1874
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Letter from Frederick William Brune (Baltimore) about John Lothrop Motley, [1877]
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Letter from [Frederick William Brune] (Baltimore) about financial reverses of the George Burnley family and about John Lothrop Motley's history, 8 June 1877
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Letter from Robert W. Hooper (Boston) about raising a fund to assist the son of a classmate, John Bozman Kerr, to go through Harvard, 3 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Alexander Agassiz (Cambridge) about a Harvard Club matter, 26 Mar. 1878
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Letter from [Richard M. Hunt] (New York) accompanying a copy of a talk, 17 Mar. 1878 [in the handwriting of C. C. Hunt]
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Letter from Francis Bowen (Cambridge) accepting Sargent's invitation to talk to the Harvard Club dinner on changes in the college since his undergraduate days, 15 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Francis Bowen (Cambridge) about printing his speech to the Harvard Club, 26 Feb. 1878
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Letter from William Everett (Cambridge) about the curriculum at Harvard College, etc., 8 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Noah Hunt Schenck (Brooklyn) about The Last Knight, 8 Dec. 1872
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (Cambridge) about difficulties in getting Harvard professors to go to New York for the benefit of the Harvard Club, 19 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (Cambridge) about furnishing a script of his talk to the Harvard Club of New York, 27 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (Cambridge) accompanying Sargent's manuscript of a talk given at the Harvard Club of New York, 18 Mar. 1878
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (Cambridge) in regard to Sargent's offer of a prize for the best metrical translation of an ode of Horace, 2 Nov. 1885
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (North East Harbor, Me.) about Sargent's Horace prize, 13 Sep. 1886
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot [Mt. Desert Island, Me.] about Sargent's Horace prize, 16 Sep. 1890
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Letter from Martin Brimmer (Boston) regretting that he cannot be present at the Harvard Club dinner, 5 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Charles Sprague Sargent (Brookline) regretting that he cannot be present at the Harvard Club dinner, 6 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Henry W. Bellows (New York) accepting the invitation of the Harvard Club of New York to preside in Sargent's place, 10 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Henry W. Bellows (New York) describing the meeting of the Harvard Club of New York at which he presided, 23 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Phillips Brooks (Boston) regretting the invitation to dine with the Harvard Club of New York, 30 Jan. 1879
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Letter from Henry Lee (Boston) about the Harvard Club dinner and the need for funds of Harvard College, 8 Feb. 1879
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Memorandum by [Sargent] of Henry Lee's loyalty to Harvard, undated
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Letter from Albert Gallatin Browne, Jr. (New York) about the Harvard Club dinner and the report on the Harvard Overseers, 15 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Albert Gallatin Browne, Jr. (New York) about printing the report on the Harvard Overseers, 25 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Rutherford B. Hayes (Washington) regretting that he cannot attend the Harvard Club of New York dinner, 6 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Horatio R. Stover (Newport, R.I.) about the eligibility as Harvard Overseers of non-resident graduates, 31 May 1879
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Letter from Edmund Wetmore about not being able to attend a meeting, 5 June 1879
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell about raising livestock, 18-?
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Edgewood) about his speech at the Harvard Club of New York dinner, 23 Feb. 1878
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Edgewood) about having tried to visit in New York, 9 Aug. 1881
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Edgewood) about being in a carriage accident, Mar. 1891
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Letter from James Freeman Clarke (Jamaica Plain) about a dinner of the Boston Latin School Association, 9 Dec. 1879
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Letter from James Freeman Clarke (Jamaica Plain) about Sargent's translations of Horace, 3 May 1887 [letter dictated]
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Letter from Robert W. Hooper (Boston) about the family of John Bozman Kerr, 27 Apr. 1878?
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Letter from M. A. Edwards (Boston) about John Fiske, 13 Nov. 1879
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Letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson (Concord) regretting that old age makes it impossible for him to attend the dinner of the Harvard Club of New York, 17 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) declining Sargent's invitation to visit while attending the Harvard Club dinner, 10 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about his inability to attend the Harvard Club dinner in New York, 17 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about the economic position of the United States, 20 Mar. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about legal matters, an anecdote of Judge Hoar, etc., 5 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) containing his views on the reconstruction of the South, 9 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) asking about Washington as a place of residence, 11 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) containing his views on the Civil War and Ulysses S. Grant, 16 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about the possibilities of finding suitable employment, 17 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Boston) about Alumni Hall, etc., 25 Apr. 1879
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about the House of Seven Gables in Salem, economic conditions of the United States, etc., 23 Apr. 1880
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) regretting his inability to be present at the Harvard Club dinner, 16 Feb. 1881
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about the money question, 10 Sep. 1881
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Salem) about politics, agricultural matters, etc., 28 Sep. 1881
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (Los Angeles) about Ulysses S. Grant, etc., 31 Aug. 1885
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (San Francisco) about Col. Greene's role in the Civil War, 13 Oct. 1885
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Letter from Horace Binney Sargent (San Francisco) about his "Berkshire Farmer" article, 3 July 1886
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Letter from George Lunt (Scituate) about improving Scituate Harbor, 25 Apr. 1880
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Letter from George Lunt (Scituate) about his activities and correspondence, 15 June 1882
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Letter from George Lunt (Scituate) thanking Sargent for a $100 check, etc., 9 May 1884
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Letter from T. C. Clarke (Seabright) thanking Sargent for the translations of Horace, 31 Oct. 1886
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Letter from R. G. Fitch (Boston) to George Lunt about Sargent's review of his book of poems, 5 May 1884
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Letter from John H. Gourlie (Stockbridge) about a volume of portraits and biographies, 26 July [no year]
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Letter from James B. Thayer (Cambridge) about a borrowed catalog, 10 Apr. 1886
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Letter from Henry Chauncey (Lenox, Mass.) about Abraham Lincoln's unfitness in military matters, etc., 4 Mar. 1886
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Letter from Henry Chauncey (Garden City, Long Island) about Sargent's translation of Horace and the national political scene, 13 Aug. 1888
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Letter from Alexander Dallas Bache (Washington) citing West Point precedents for dismissal of students as a parallel to his friend Alexander's case, 18 June 1852
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Letter from E. H. (Mrs. Henry) Chauncey (Garden City, Long Island) about Sargent's translations, 23 Nov. [188-]
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Letter from Henry Chauncey (Garden City, Long Island) on literary matters and about Grover Cleveland and Thurlow Weed, 17 Aug. 1887
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Letter from John Fiske (Cambridge) mentioning Charles W. Eliot, 6 July 1881
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Letter from John Pickering (Salem) thanking Sargent for a copy of the Harvard Register, 28 July 1881
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Letter from Edward Sherman Gould about essays on The Rule in Minot's Case, undated
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Letter from Edward Sherman Gould (Brooklyn, N.Y.) about politics, 26 July 1881
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Letter from Edward Sherman Gould (Brooklyn, N.Y.) about Conkling and Arthur, etc., 30 July 1881
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Letter and card from Frederick Billings (Woodstock, Vt.) about the sketch of Sargent's life in the Harvard Register, 25 July 1881
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Letter from Parke Godwin (New York) about the death of Epes Sargent, 12 May 1881
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Letter from Horatio Bigelow (Boston) acknowledging Sargent's gift of a copy of his ode, 1 Mar. 1883
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Letter from Francis Boott (Tanglewood) about Mrs. Tappen's character readings, 6 Sep. 1882
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Letter from George L. Canfield about stumping for Cleveland, 23 Apr. 1885
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Letter from Leverett Saltonstall (Chestnut Hill) giving his opinion of Grover Cleveland: "The greatest President since Washington," 29 Nov. 1885
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Letter from William W. Story (Washington) about erecting a statue to Justice John Marshall and about his father Joseph Story's correspondence on Marshall, 1 Feb. 1883
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Letter from William W. Story (New York) about his activities in New York prior to sailing to Europe, 5 Feb. 1883
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Letter from William W. Story (New York) thanking Sargent for a copy of his poem, 7 Mar. 1891
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Letter from John W. Field (Ashfield) about John Ruskin, etc., 18 Oct. 1886
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Letter from Clement L. Smith (Cambridge) about two poems submitted for the Sargent Prize, 29 Dec. 1885
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Letter from Clement L. Smith (Cambridge) about Sargent's translations, 11 Jan. 1886
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Letter from Clement L. Smith (Cambridge) about the recipients of the Sargent Prize at Harvard, 23 June 1886
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Letter from Thomas W. Ogden (Morristown) acknowledging the gift of a copy of Sargent's writing, 13 May 1890
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Letter from Clement L. Smith (Cambridge) about the response to the Sargent Prize for Horace translations at Harvard, 17 Aug. 1886
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Letter from Arthur Gilman (Cambridge) about the Sargent Prize and the Harvard "Annex" [Radcliffe], 10 Nov. 1886
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Letter from Samuel B. Babcock (Dedham) thanking Sargent for the copy of The Last Knight, 22 Nov. 1871
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Letter from Richard H. Stoddard (The Century) about Sargent's translation of Horace, 24 Sep. 1886
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Letter from Andrew Preston Peabody (Portsmouth, N.H.) about classical scholarship, 13 Aug. 1887
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Letter from Matthew Arnold (Cobham, Surrey) acknowledging the gift of Sargent's translations, 25 Oct. 1886
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Letter from J. O. Sedgwick (Stockbridge) about Sargent's Berkshire farmer's letters, 28 June 1885
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Letter from Samuel Wilkinson (New York) about Sargent's career, 16 Dec. 1887
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Letter from John E. Parsons (New York) acknowledging Sargent's gift of a copy of his poetry, 12 May [no year]
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Letter from John E. Parsons acknowledging the gift of a book, 27 Nov. [no year]
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Letter from J. Madison Cutts (Washington, D.C.) about Sargent's Berkshire farmer's letters, 24 Nov. 1884
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Letter from S. W. Oakey (Morristown) about his writing, 23 Mar. [1885]
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Letter from Mary Sargent Duncan (Paris) about the death of her brother and his writing and character, [1870]
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Letter from Mary Sargent Duncan (London) thanking Sargent for writing the obituary of her brother Winthrop Sargent, [1870]
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Letter from Mary Sargent Duncan (Paris) asking the Sargent family to dine with her, undated
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Letter from Mary Sargent Duncan (Paris) about his obituary of Mrs. Sargent, undated
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Letter from Mary Sargent Duncan about furnishing copies of her brother's obituary, undated
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Letter from Mary Sargent Duncan (New York) about tributes to her brother Winthrop Sargent, undated
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Letter from Thomas Jefferson Coolidge (Boston) about Horace, 13 Nov. [no year]
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Letter from Jane R. B. Duncan (New York) thanking Sargent for the gift of his book, undated
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about Sargent's voyage to Europe, 1 May 1884
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) thanking Sargent for his translation of Horace and about his health, 25 Nov. 1885
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about the genealogy of the Osborne family, 9 Dec. 1885
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about the Osborne family connection to John Osborne (b. 1689) of Boston, 15 Dec. 1885
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) thanking Sargent for his gift of a copy of his translation of Horace, 27 Feb. 1890
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about Sargent's translation of Horace, 8 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about literary matters, 5 Feb. 1891
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) thanking Sargent for a copy of his article "Money and Monuments," 13 Jan. [1886]
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about literary matters, [1891]
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Letter from Epes Sargent Dixwell (Cambridge) about choosing the recipient of the Sargent Prize at Harvard, 26 June 1891

C. Volume 3, 1844-1912

This volume contains correspondence with Jonathan Wheeler Bemis, Eugene Field, William Henry Furness, Isaac McLellan, Francis W. Newman, Owen Wister, and others. Included at the end of the volume are some letters to Georgiana W. Sargent, mostly about her father John O. Sargent.

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Letter from Octavius B. Frothingham (Boston) declining to speak at the Harvard Club dinner, 11 Feb. 1878
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Letter from G. W. Stoughton (New York) regretting that he cannot attend a dinner, 24 Feb. 1875
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Letter from Howard Crosby (New York) regretting that he cannot attend the Harvard Club dinner, 14 Feb. 1878
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Letter from W. B. Curran (Hamilton, Ontario) thanking Sargent for his translation of several odes of Horace, 1 Feb. 1886
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Letter from Warren Fisher (Boston) about locating issues of the Berkshire Farmer, 9 Dec. 1844
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Letter from Charles S. Rackemann (Pittsfield) inviting Sargent to speak at the anti-Blaine rally of the Berkshire County Independent and Republican Club, 1 Nov. 1884
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Letter from Charlemagne Tower (Philadelphia) about the dinner in celebration of the 250th anniversary of Harvard University, 2 Nov. 1886
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Letter from Arthur Brooks (New York) praising Sargent's series of articles, 21 Nov. 1887
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Letter from Edward Henry Clement (Boston) about editorial matters in the Boston Transcript, 20 Sep. 1884
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Letter from J. Bowdoin (Brighton) about mutual friends and his anticipation of a visit, 30 Sep. 1889
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Letter from J. Bowdoin (Brighton) about the death of George Schuyler, 4 Aug. 1890
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Letter from James Dana about their Harvard class meeting, 11 June 1889
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Letter from George L. Schuyler (New York) thanking Sargent for his leaflets, 23 May 1890
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Letter from Eugene Field (Chicago) about poetry, 19 Feb. 1889 [copy]
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Letter from Eugene Field (Chicago) about a possible meeting, 7 Apr. 1889 [copy]
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Letter from Eugene Field (Chicago) about odes of Horace, etc., 2 Dec. 1891 [copy]
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Letter from Eugene Field (Chicago) to Miss Sargent about coming to see her in New York, 13 Nov. 1892
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Letter from Eugene Field (Chicago) to Miss Sargent about the death of her father John O. Sargent, 14 June 1893
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Letter from Isaac McLellan (Greenport, Long Island) about writing articles on field sports and reminiscing about old Boston friends, 18 Nov. [188-]
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Letter from Isaac McLellan (Greenport, Long Island) thanking Sargent for the gift of his book The Last Knight, 28 Nov. [188-]
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Letter from Isaac McLellan (Greenport, Long Island) thanking Sargent for a copy of his translation of Horace, 12 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Isaac McLellan (Greenport, Long Island) on journalistic matters, 14 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) about Harvard matters, 6 Jan. 1890
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) inviting Sargent to visit him at commencement time, 5 May 1890
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) about matters relating to their class at Harvard and about staying at his house during commencement, 11 June 1890
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) about Harvard College matters, 6 July 1890
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) about his health and family matters, 11 Feb. 1891
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) about matters relating to Harvard commencement and their classmates, 9 May [1891]
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) inviting Sargent for a visit, 16 May 1891
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) congratulating Sargent on his 80th birthday, 29 Sep. 1891
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Letter from Jonathan Wheeler Bemis (Cambridge) with reminiscences of their Harvard classmates, 12 Dec. 1891
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Letter from Theodore Martin [London] acknowledging the gift of a copy of Sargent's translation from Horace, 23 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Theodore Martin [London] about Horatian translations, 16 Dec. 1890
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Letter from Theodore Martin [London] about Horatian translations, etc., 6 Feb. 1892
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Letter from Theodore Martin [London] to Miss Sargent thanking her for sending a translation by her father of Horace's odes, 28 Apr. 1893
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Letter from William Benham acknowledging Sargent's gift of a copy of his translation of Horace, 6 Sep. 1889
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Letter from William Benham on literary matters and about touring ancient historical sites in Europe, 18 Nov. 1889
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Letter from William Potter (Liverpool) with a suggested itinerary for his tour of England, 31 July 1889
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Letter from James Russell Lowell (Cambridge) about the copyright bill, etc., 22 May 1890
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Letter from William W. Story about Sargent's translations of Horace, the Porcellian Club, etc., 9 Sep. 1890
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Letter from William Henry Furness (Philadelphia) about studying Horace at too early a stage, 15 Mar. 1890
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Letter from William Henry Furness (Philadelphia) about literary matters, 8 Apr. 1890
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Letter from William Henry Furness (Philadelphia) about Horace, etc., 189-?
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Letter from William Henry Furness (Philadelphia) about poetry, Walt Whitman, etc., 12 Dec. 1890
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Letter from George E. Ellis (Boston) about Sargent's translation of Horace, 2 Dec. 1890
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Letter from A. Lawrence Mason (Boston) about the Porcellian Club, 27 Apr. 1890
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Letter from Charles Sprague Sargent (Brookline) about the work of Henry Winthrop Sargent, 17 Dec. 189-?
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Letter from Charles Sprague Sargent (Brookline) thanking Sargent for a copy of his poem, 8 Mar. 1890
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Letter from John H. Gourlie complimenting Sargent on his translation of Horace, 27 Feb. 1890
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Letter from Edward King about his renewed interest in Horace, 20 Jan. [1890]
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Letter from Helen Leah Reed (Boston) about her pleasure in winning the Sargent Prize, 21 June 1890
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Letter from Clement L. Smith (Cambridge) about the winner of the Sargent Prize, 11 June 1890
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Letter from Clement L. Smith (Boston) to Miss Sargent about the death of her father, 1 Feb. 1892
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Letter from Richard Henry Stoddard (Mattapoisett) enclosing a review of Sargent's work, etc., 3 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Owen Wister (Philadelphia) about a translation of Horace he entered for the Sargent Prize while he was at Harvard, 1 May 1890
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Letter from Owen Wister (Philadelphia) about his plans for the summer, 22 May 1890
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Letter from Owen Wister (Philadelphia) about his visit to Lenox, 14 Sep. 1890
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Letter from Owen Wister (Philadelphia) acknowledging a copy of Sargent's translation of Horace, 14 Dec. [1890]
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Letter from Cornelius C. Colgate (New York) acknowledging Sargent's gift of translations of Horace, 14 May 1890
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Letter from C. H. Russell, Jr. (New York) acknowledging the gift of a copy of Sargent's translation of Horace, 30 Apr. 1890
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Letter from Amory S. Carhart (New York) acknowledging Sargent's gift of a copy of his poems on "Money and Monuments," 8 May [1890]
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Letter from Philip S. Sears (Boston) acknowledging Sargent's gift of his book, [1890]
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Letter from Charles C. Pomeroy (New York) thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his poems, 24 Apr. [1890]
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Letter from Frederick B. Winthrop acknowledging the gift of Sargent's poems for the Porcellian Club, 29 Apr. [1890]
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Letter from Lawrence Brooks thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his poems, 29 Apr. 1890
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Letter from Amos T. French (New York) about the 100th anniversary of the Porcellian Club, 29 Dec. 1890
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Letter from Edward D. Brandegee (Utica, N.Y.) about the 100th anniversary of the Porcellian Club and acknowledging a copy of Sargent's poems, 9 May 1890
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Letter from Helen Fairchild (Cazenovia, N.Y.) thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his translation of Horace, 7 July 1890
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Letter from Amory S. Carhart (Brooklyn, N.Y.) about Sargent's translation of The Last Knight, 11 Apr. 1890?
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Letter from George M. Lane (Cambridge) acknowledging Sargent's contribution to a library fund, 22 May 1890
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Letter from Mary D. Parsons thanking Sargent for his Horatian Echoes, 30 Oct. 1890?
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Letter from Henry G. Chapman (New York) about poetry, 8 Mar. 1890
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Letter from Eben Norton Horsford (Lenox) about poetry, 17 Oct. 1890
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Letter from Shackelford Miller (Louisville, Ky.) about Sargent's review of Minot's case, 14 Dec. 1891
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Letter from Thomas William Parsons about Sargent's poetry, 1890?
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Letter from George Higginson thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his Horatian Echoes, [1890]
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Letter from K. R. Wilks (Galt, Ontario) thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his poem, 16 Nov. [1890]
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Letter from Walter C. Baylies (Boston) inviting Sargent to write an ode in celebration of the centennial of the Porcellian Club, 1 Jan. 1891
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Letter from Walter C. Baylies (Boston) thanking Sargent for the ode for the Porcellian Club celebration, 1 Mar. 1891
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Letter from Mary dePeyster Carey (Lenox) thanking Sargent for a copy of his translation of Horace, [1890]
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Letter from Henry D. Sedgwick [New York] complimenting Sargent on his translation of Horace, 15 Dec. 1891
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Letter from Frances E. H. Folsom (Lenox) thanking Sargent for a poem, 27 Aug. 1891?
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Letter from Frances E. H. Folsom (Lenox) thanking Sargent for a copy of his translation of Horace, 29 Oct. 1891
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Letter from Julia T. Lynch (North Granville) regretting that she was unable to come to his birthday party, 24 Sep. [1891]
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Letter from Horace Howard Furness about Sargent's translations of Horace's odes, 20 Dec. 1891
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Letter from Isaac McLellan (Springs, Long Island) giving information about his connection with Boston newspapers, 17 Nov. 1891
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Letter from M. J. Lee (Baltimore) thanking Sargent for a copy of his Horatian Echoes, 9 Dec. 1891
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Letter from Frances S. Welles (New York) thanking Sargent for the copy of his poem, 21 Nov. 1891
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Letter from William H. [ ] (New York) thanking Sargent for a copy of his poem, 10 Mar. 1890
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Letter from William B. Lee (Washington) about Sargent's translation of Horace and about renewing their friendship, 8 Dec. 1891
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Letter from Guy Norman thanking Sargent for a copy of his poems, 1891
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Letter from Guy Norman giving names of some members of the Porcellian Club, 25 Apr. [1891]
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Letter from Harriet Loring [Washington] acknowledging a copy of Sargent's poem written for the anniversary dinner of the Harvard Club of New York sent to her father, 10 Nov. 1890
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Letter from Annie Schermerhorn expressing her pleasure in receiving a copy of Sargent's translation of Horace, 29 Oct. [1891]
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Letter from Eliza W. Stevens (New York) thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his translation of Horace, [1891]
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Letter from Amos T. French (New York) about the Porcellian Club celebration, 15 Apr. 1891
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Letter from Winthrop Sargent thanking Sargent for the gift of a copy of his poem, a translation of Horace, 6 Dec. 1891
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Letter from William M. Grosvenor (Lenox) about Sargent's birthday, 21 Sep. 1891
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Letter from Ida Coster Williams (New York) about Sargent's birthday, 26 Sep. 1891
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Letter from William M. Grosvenor (Lenox) about Sargent's birthday, 29 Oct. 1891
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Letter from Nancy W. Wharton about Sargent's birthday, 29 Sep. 1891
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Letter from Benjamin D. Silliman (Brooklyn) about the organization of the Union Club, 24 Mar. 1891
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Letter from John Gilbert (New York) declining an invitation to dinner, 11 Feb. 1891
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Letter from Guy Waring (Boston) acknowledging the gift of a copy of Sargent's memorial poems, 25 Apr. 1890
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Letter from T. Frank Brownell [New York] to Miss G. W. Sargent about gifts from her father John O. Sargent, 3 Apr. 1893
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Letter from William Conant Church (New York) to Miss G. W. Sargent about John Ericsson letters owned by her father, 6 June 1893
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Letter from Charles Henry Dalton (Beverly Farms, Mass.) to Miss G. Sargent about her father John O. Sargent, 20 Oct. 1893
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (North East Harbor, Me.) to Miss Sargent about her father John O. Sargent, 13 July 1893
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Letter from Edwin Forrest (Philadelphia) about a New York news article, 23 Oct. 1851
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Letter from Edward S. Martin (Madison, Conn.) to Miss Sargent thanking her for the portrait of John O. Sargent presented to the Harvard Club of New York, with a formal acknowledgment, 27 June 1912
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) to James O. Sargent about the death of John O. Sargent, 7 Feb. 1892
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) to Miss Georgiana Sargent about the death of John O. Sargent, 16 Feb. 1892
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) to Miss Georgiana Sargent about John O. Sargent's translations of Horace, 17 Mar. 1892
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Letter from Francis W. Newman (Weston super Mare) to Miss Georgiana Sargent about John O. Sargent, 8 May 1893
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Letter from Andrew Preston Peabody (Cambridge) to Miss Georgiana Sargent thanking her for the gift of John O. Sargent's translation of Horace, 8 Jan. 1892
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Letter from Henry Jarvis Raymond [New York] about Lincoln's unwillingness to dismiss Welles, 186-?
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Letter from George O. Shattuck (Boston) to Miss Georgiana Sargent about her father John O. Sargent, 10 Jan. 1892
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Letter from Richard Henry Stoddard (New York) to Miss Georgiana Sargent about her father John O. Sargent, 4 May 1893
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Letter from Henry W. Torrey (Cambridge) to Miss Georgiana Sargent about her father John O. Sargent, 15 Jan. 1892
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Letter from Jane W. Whiteman [Boston] to Miss Georgiana Sargent about the design for the cover of Horatian Echoes, 11 Feb. 1893
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Letter from Robert C. Winthrop (Boston) to Georgiana W. Sargent acknowledging the gift of a copy of Horatian Echoes by her father John Osborne Sargent, 12 Jan. 1892
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Newspaper clippings containing book reviews of Sargent's Horatian Echoes; birthday card, etc., 1893
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Invitation to Georgiana Welles Sargent to attend the Grand National Inauguration Ball, 4 Mar. 1857
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Invitation to Georgiana Welles Sargent to attend a ball in honor of Lord and Lady Napier, 17 Feb. 1859
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Extract from a meeting of Harvard College fellows announcing the gift of $2,000 from Miss Georgiana W. Sargent for the permanent endowment of the John O. Sargent Prize, 27 Dec. 1892
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Acknowledgment from the University Club of New York of the gift of "The Collegian" and "The Register," a bequest of the late John O. Sargent, 3 Apr. 1893

D. Loose papers, 1831-1890

This subseries contains correspondence with William Conant Church, John Ericsson, Edward Everett, James T. Fields, Millard Fillmore, Reverdy Johnson, Donald G. Mitchell, Zachary Taylor, and others.

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Letter from Dionysius Lardner about the publication of an article, undated
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Letter from Edward Everett about Daniel Webster, 183-
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Letter from Joseph B. Williams (Baltimore) about his friendship with Sargent, 30 [Nov.] 1831
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Letter from George Horton Barrett enclosing a ticket for the Tremont Theatre, 27 Oct. 1833
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Notification from John A. Kasson (Burlington, Vt.) that Sargent has been elected an honorary member of Phi Sigma Nu Society, 12 Nov. 1839
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Letter from Rufus King introducing Joseph Cross, 184-?
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Notes by Sargent on John Ericsson, 184-?
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Letter from Sargent to the editors of the National Intelligencer about the failure of the government to pay John Ericsson for his services, signed "Bayard," 184-? [part of letter missing]
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Letter from Alexander H. H. Stuart about the publication of some letters, 17 Mar. 184-?
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Dinner invitation from Zachary Taylor, 18 Nov. 184- [printed form filled out in manuscript]
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Norwich, Conn.) about working on the newspaper, 3 Dec. 1841
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Letter from John Lorimer Graham (New York) about correspondence, 9 Sep. 1842
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Deposition of Elias Harrison about John Ericsson's part in introducing the propeller on the canal boat Frances, 1843 [draft]
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Letter from James T. Fields (Boston) introducing Daniel N. Haskell, 18 May 1843
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Eyewitness account by Sargent of the proving of the gun Peacemaker designed for the U.S.S. Princeton, 16 Jan. 1844
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Letter from Robert F. Stockton (the Princeton) to John Y. Mason about John Ericsson's accounts for use of his inventions, 20 May 1844 [copy]
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Letter from Benjamin R. Curtis (Boston) about legal matters, 25 Aug. 1844
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Letter from Benjamin F. Butler about legal matters, 10 Dec. 1844
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Letter from Hamilton Fish (Washington) to John Y. Mason introducing Sargent, 21 Dec. 1844
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Document by Sargent upholding John Ericsson's claim for money due him for work on the Princeton, etc., 1845 [draft]
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Letter from Sargent to [ ] about Ericsson's propeller, 6 Jan. 1845 [draft]
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Letter from Dionysius Lardner (Paris) asking for advice about investments, 1 Mar. 1846
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Letter from John Y. Mason (Washington) stating that the Navy Department does not want the Mary Washington, 5 Jan. 1847
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Note from J. Blake saying Sargent's name has been placed on the free list of the Park Theatre, 19 Feb. 1847
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Norwich, Conn.) asking that his mail be held at the office, 6 Feb. 1848
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Norwich, Conn.) saying that he has been ill and unable to come to New York, 3 Mar. 1848
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Norwich, Conn.) asking Sargent to forward his mail, 17 Mar. 1848
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (Annapolis) making an engagement, 22 Mar. 1848
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Letter from John L. Stephens enclosing a retainer in the case of the Panama railroad, 30 Dec. 1848
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Note from Thomas Butler King accepting Sargent's dinner invitation, 22 Jan. 1849
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Letter from Benjamin R. Curtis accepting an invitation, 24 Dec. 185-?
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Letter from H. Chapman (Greenfield) about having his son re-admitted to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, 27 Mar. 1850
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Letter from Joseph Jefferson (Baltimore), 6 Apr. 1850
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson, 6 May 1850
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Letter from Donald G. Mitchell (Norwich, Conn.) asking Sargent to be a contributor to a proposed weekly The American Examiner, 20 July 1850 [written on a leaf of the Prospectus]
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Letter from John Lothrop Motley (Boston) about financial matters and asking about the possibility of being appointed to an office abroad, 14 Sep. 1850
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Letter from Reverdy Johnson (Baltimore) about the Republic, 26 Sep. 1850
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Letter from James J. Mapes (Newark) about a patent for a centrifugal machine, 5 Dec. 1850
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Letter from Millard Fillmore about instructions from the Commissioner of the Land Office, 1 May 1851
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Letter from Edwin Forrest (New York) about a report that Charlotte Cushman is instructing Mrs. Forrest for the stage, 28 Nov. 1851
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Letter from C. O'Conor (New York) about a legal matter lately settled, 10 Feb. 1852
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Circular letter from A. C. Kingsland and others (New York) urging the nomination of Daniel Webster for the presidency by the Whig Convention, 16 Mar. 1852
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Letter from Henry C. Carey introducing Peter F. Rothermel, 17 May 1852 [enclosed in letter from Peter F. Rothermel, 18 May 1852]
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Letter from Peter F. Rothermel (Philadelphia) about his painting of Patrick Henry in the House of Burgesses, 18 May 1852 [enclosing letter of introduction from Henry C. Carey, 17 May 1852]
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Letter from Edward Everett (Boston) asking Sargent to call, 21 July 1853
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Note from James Moore Wayne regretting his inability to accept Sargent's invitation, 22 Dec. 1855
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Certificate of membership to the Association of Franklin Medal Scholars, authorized by Edward Everett, 10 July 1857
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Letter from John Ericsson about Henry Jarvis Raymond's treatment of his letter on the Atlantic telegraph, 27 May 1858
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Letter from Schuyler Colfax (Washington) declining to undertake a certain task, 11 Dec. 1858
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Letter from John Ericsson [to Sargent] headed "A few facts for the benefit of the Paris correspondent of the London Times," 1 May 1860
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Passport of Sargent, signed by William H. Seward, Benjamin Moran, and others, 17 Oct. 1861
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Agreement between Sargent and Joseph Borgo (Turin) about furnishing a carriage to San Michel, 30 May 1862
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Letter from John Ericsson (New York) to Bennett Woodcroft of London introducing Sargent, 26 June 1866
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Letter from Sargent (Bath) to Turner Sargent about his travels and criticizing President Johnson, 16 Oct. 1866
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Letter from John Ericsson (New York) about the Princeton claim, 30 June 1867
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Letter from John B. Hitching (New York) about the caloric patent, 25 Feb. 1874
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Notes by Sargent on John Ericsson's bust, genealogical notes, etc., 17 Mar. 1875
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Check drawn by Sargent (New York) to Augustus St. Gaudens for $200, with St. Gaudens' endorsement, 20 Mar. 1875
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Letter from John Ericsson (New York) about "that marbled affair," probably a marble bust of himself, 30 Apr. 1875
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Letter from John Ericsson (New York) about the marble bust of Ericsson owned by Sargent, 30 Apr. 1877
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Letter from Thomas Hill (Portland, Me.) on matters relating to the Harvard Overseers, 2 Jan. 1879
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Letter from Alexander McKenzie (Cambridge) about Harvard Overseers meetings, 22 Jan. 1879
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Letter from Elisha Reynolds Potter (Kingston, R.I.) about opening the ranks of Harvard Overseers to alumni living outside Massachusetts, 2 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Joseph H. Choate (New York) regarding the eligibility requirements for members of the Harvard Overseers, 20 Feb. 1879
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Letterbook copy of letter from Sargent (New York) to Joseph H. Choate regarding the Harvard Overseers, 22 Feb. 1879
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Letter from Albert Gallatin Browne, Jr. (New York) about restrictions on nominating only Massachusetts alumni to the Harvard Overseers, 11 Apr. 1879
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Letter from George Faulkner (Jamaica Plain) to Francis M. Weld about opening nominations to the Harvard Overseers to alumni outside Massachusetts, 23 May 1879
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Letter from Thomas Talbot (Boston) regretting the annual Harvard Club dinner, 10 Feb. 1880
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Letter from John Ericsson (New York) expressing his opinion of U. S. Grant and the attempt to reconstruct the Monitor, 12 June 1884
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Letter from M. C. Heath of C. H. DeLamater & Co. (New York) offering Sargent an Ericsson Hot Air Pumping Engine for his house, 7 Jan. 1887
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Letter from W. G. Byron (Minneapolis) about borrowing Sargent's marble bust of John Ericsson for the Minneapolis Industrial Exposition, 28 Apr. 1887
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Letter from John Ericsson (New York) about a meeting concerning the sun motor, 28 Dec. 1888
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Letter from Charles Hull Botsford (New York) offering to compare notes on the early history of steam navigation, 21 Mar. 1889
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Letter from William Conant Church (New York) asking Sargent to serve on a committee to erect a monument to John Ericsson, 14 May 1890
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Letter from William Conant Church (New York) about his book on John Ericsson, 6 June 1890
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Letter from Sargent (Lenox) to James R. Soley regretting that he cannot attend the John Ericsson services on 23 Aug. 1890, Aug. 1890 [draft, with note on verso addressed to William C. Church, 10 Sep. 1890]
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Letter from William Conant Church (Pocantico, N.Y.) about his biography of John Ericsson, 3 Aug. 1890
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Letter from William Conant Church (New York) about correspondence with John Ericsson and about the removal of Ericsson's body to Sweden, 8 Aug. 1890
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Letter from J. O. Miller (Navy Yard, N.Y.) about Navy ceremonies for the removal of John Ericsson's body from Marble Cemetery, New York, 15 Aug. 1890
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Letter from James R. Soley (Washington) inviting Sargent to attend the embarkation of the remains of John Ericsson on board the Baltimore, 16 Aug. 1890

II. Journal, 1861-1862

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Journal of a trip to Europe, 6 Nov. 1861-20 Aug. 1862
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Typewritten transcript of journal, 6 Nov. 1861-20 Aug. 1862
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Album of photographs (supplement to journal), 1861-1862

III. Scrapbooks, 1863-1889

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Scrapbook, 1863-1865

Included are news clippings about the anti-slavery movement, the Civil War, and black troops, especially the 2nd Louisiana Regiment.

Scrapbook, 1889

Included are newspaper clippings, theater programs, bills, receipts, and occasional letters related primarily to Sargent's trip abroad in 1889.

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Receipted bill from Golden Lion Royal Hotel (Dolgellau), [1889]
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Receipted bill from Clement Coulon of the Grand Hotel Angleterre (Blois) for room and board, [1889]
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Bill from Grosvenor Hotel Co. Ltd. for accommodations, [1889]
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Receipted bill from Hotel du Bon Laboreur (Chenonceaux), [1889]
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Receipted bill from Hotel Royale (Ghent) for food, [1889]
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Letter from E. Dudley Jackson (London) about entree to the Temple Church, [1889]
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Receipted bill from Midland Hotel (Derby) for meals, [1889]
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Receipted bill from H. Sapin (Paris) for a meal, [1889]
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Call slip for material used by Sargent at the British Museum, [1889]
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Manuscript corrections on printed verses "To a Lady, Who Gave Me a Laurel Leaf," composed in 1832, [1889]
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Call slip for material used by Sargent at the British Museum, [1889]
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Letter from Vernon H. Brown Co. (New York) about Sargent's reservations on the Cunard liner Servia, 15 Apr. 1889
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Letter from Charles W. Eliot (Cambridge) offering to introduce Sargent to Dr. Charles Taylor of Cambridge University, 18 Apr. 1889
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Receipt from Walter Lambert of Kidder, Peabody & Co. (New York) for money to Sargent's account, 19 Apr. 1889
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Copy of a log kept by Sargent aboard the Cunard liner Servia on a voyage to Europe, 20-27 Apr. 1889
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Manuscript corrections on verses entitled "To Pompeius Varus" written during a voyage to Europe on the Servia, 27 Apr. 1889
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Receipted bill from Buckingham Palace Hotel (London) for accommodations, May 1889
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Receipted bill from Clarendon Hotel (Leamington Spa) for room and board, 2 May [1889]
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Receipt for living accommodations at London, 9 May 1889
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Letter from Slaters Detective and Enquiry Association (London) offering a prospectus of their services during Sargent's visit to England, 10 May 1889
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Letter from Normandy Hotel (Paris) about accommodations for Sargent's party at Paris, 15 May 1889
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Ticket for admittance to the reading room of the British Museum, 16 May 1889
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Receipted bill from Charles Whittingham & Co. (London) for printing copies of Sargent's poems, 20 May 1889
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Letter from Thomas J. Kiernan (Cambridge) about publications owned by the Harvard College Library on the excavations at Chester, 21 May 1889
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Receipted bill from H. I. Nicoll & Co. (London) for clothing, 23 May 1889
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Receipted bill from Normandy Hotel (Paris) for room and board, 25 May 1889
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Receipted bill from Normandy Hotel (Paris) for room and board, 27 May 1889
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Receipted bill from Normandy Hotel (Paris) for room and board, 3 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Photographic Lejeune (Paris) to Georgiana Sargent for purchases, 11 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Normandy Hotel (Paris) for room and board, 12 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Grand Hotel de L'Univers (Tours) for room and board, 14 June [1889]
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Letter from F. Schneider & Co. (Berlin) about buying a collector's copy of Horace, 14 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Grand Hotel de L'Univers (Tours) for room and board, 15-18 June [1889]
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Receipted bill from Grand Hotel (Brussels) for food, [20 June 1889]
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Receipted bill from Grand Hotel du Commerce (Bruges) for room and board, 22-24 June 1889
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Letter from Frank Bolles (Cambridge) communicating the report of the committee on the Sargent Prize awarded at Harvard, 24 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Hotel St. Antoine (Anvers) for room and board, 24-26 June 1889
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Letter from R. S. Hayes (New York) about an attempted stock takeover of the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad Co. by William H. Rhawn, 25 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Hotel St. Antoine (Anvers) for meals, 27 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Axstel Hotel (Amsterdam) for room and board, 27-29 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Axstel Hotel (Amsterdam) for room and board, 29 June 1889
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Receipted bill from Bull Hotel (Cambridge, England) for room and board, July 1889
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Receipted bill from Hotel de Belle Vue (La Haye) for room and board, 1-2 July 1889
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Receipted bill from Munroe and Co. (Paris) for express and storage charges, 4 July 1889
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Receipted bill from H. I. Nicoll & Co. (London) for clothing, 5 July 1889
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Receipt from the New York Herald (London) for a subscription to the London edition, 6 July 1889
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Authorization for a reading room ticket from the librarian of the British Museum, 13 July 1889
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Receipted bill from Star and Garter Hotel for a meal, 17 July 1889
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Receipted bill from Buckingham Palace Hotel (London) for room and board, 25 July 1889
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Receipted bill from Peacock and Royal Hotel (Boston, England) for room and board, 27-29 July 1889
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Receipted bill from Peacock and Royal Hotel (Boston, England) for stable hire, 28 July 1889
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Receipted bill from George Hotel (Stamford) for room and board, 30 July 1889
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Receipted bill from George Hotel (Winchester, England) for room and board, Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from North Western Hotel (Liverpool) for room and board, Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Raven Hotel (Shrewsbury) for room and board, Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from White Hart Family Hotel (Salisbury, England) for room and board, Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Mitre Hotel (Oxford) for room and board, 8-10 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Swan Hotel (Wells) for room and board, 13-14 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Royal Hotel (Ross) for room and board, 14-15 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Beaufort Arms Hotel (Monmouth) for room and board, 17 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Edward's Hotel (Llangollen) for meals, 19-22 Aug. 1889
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Letter from Cunard Steamship Co. (London) about means of shipping his portrait to New York, 22 Aug. 1889
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Bill of consignment for shipment of an unframed portrait via the ship Etruria from London to New York, 22 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Castle Hotel (Conway) for meals, 22-23 Aug. [1889]
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Receipted bill from Peacock Hotel (Rowsley) for room and board, 26 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Royal Hotel (Worksop) for room and board, 27 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Churchill's Hotel (Bootham, York) for room and board, 27-28 Aug. 1889
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Receipted bill from Crescent Hotel (Ilkley) for room and board, 29 Aug. 1889
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Invoice from Cunard Steamship Co. (Liverpool) for a baggage charge relating to Sargent's voyage to New York on the Etruria, 31 Aug. 1889

Preferred Citation

John O. Sargent papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878.
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885.
Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879.
Ericsson, John, 1803-1889.
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874.
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876.
Sargent, Georgiana Welles, b. 1858.
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.
Wister, Owen, 1860-1938.

Organizations:

United States. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865).
Whig Party (Mass.).
Whig Party (U.S.).

Subjects:

Authors, American.
Diaries--1861.
Diaries--1862.
Europe--Description and travel--1800-1918.
Journalists.
Lawyers--Diaries.
Massachusetts--Politics and government--1861-1865.
Scrapbooks--1863-1865.
Scrapbooks--1889.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans.
Voyages and travels--Diaries.