A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6970
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Processed by: Special Collections Department Staff
Date Completed: 1997
Encoded by: Courtney Boissonnault
© 1997 By the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. All rights reserved.
Collection is open to research.
Purchase, 1962 October 29
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam1852 Jul 7ALS, 3 p.
[Needs to know how long to make the article requested by Putnam "at any rate you will not wish it extended beyond what strictly belongs to the homestead" and apologizes for requesting the copy of the article on Berkshire. ]
Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam1852 Aug 3ALS, 2 p.
[Sends the previously mentioned article (see July 7, 1852), mentions the difficulty in avoiding egotism on "a subject that opens the fountain of family love" and fears that in trying to avoid egotism she has delivered a formal, if not dull, piece.]
Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnam1852 Sep 12ALS, 2 p.
[Wonders which friend wrote the flattering article about her which has her family's approval and her gratitude.]
Catharine Maria Sedgwickto George Palmer Putnamn.y. Jul 11ALS, 3 p.
[Replies to a note from Putnam that she has been working on the sketch, hopes to forward a sketch her friend has just finished in a day or two, asks him to have the Berkshirearticle copied for her and thanks him for sending some books.]
C.M. Kirkland (pseudonym for Catharine Maria Sedgwick) to George Palmer Putnamn.y. Aug 21ALS, 1 p.
[Sends seven pages on the Berkshirehouse in response to his letter received yesterday, asking him to edit them if necessary, regards the article as badly written and cautions him to have it carefully read.]
"The Sedgwick Mansion, Stockbridge, Massachusetts" by J. Kirk, published by G.P. Putnam & Company, New Yorkn.d.Engraving
- Catharine Maria Sedgwick
- George Palmer Putnam
- J. Kirk