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George Parsons Lathrop Collection, Accession 7075-a, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library
Deposit [1963 Dec 17]1965 Feb 25
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Quotation beginning "Social convention . . ."1882 Jan 27AMsS, 1 p.
George Parsons Lathropto Mary Louise Booth1872 Sep 16ALS, 1 p.
[Sends "something in a similar vein to that from wh(ich) I drew 'Washington's Watch'"; says he and [Julian or Nathaniel] Hawthorne once considered writing a series of children's tales; says he periodically feels like writing some of the plots he thought of and would be glad to place them in Harper's Bazarif she likes them; mentions possible trip to New Yorkand bringing his wife Rose Hawthorne Lathropto see her.]
George Parsons Lathropto Herbert Stanley Renton1881 Apr 7ALS,2 p.w/env
[Regrets not being able to lecture before Renton's union; says he may be able to next winter if he doesn't got to Europe. ]
George Parsons Lathropto unknown1887 Oct 31ALS, 1 p.
[Acknowledges receipt of the addressee's letters about Charles Follen McKimand William Rutherford Meadfor the Cyclopeadia; says the matter is settled; says he would have been glad to assist, as he knows both men and could have spoken or written to them.]
George Parsons Lathropto Mr. Freiberger1889 Feb 11ALS, 1 p.
[Asks him to send a copy of the paper which contained the letters for the Hebrew Charity Fair. ]
George Parsons Lathropto Mr. Johnson1890 Nov 6ALS, 2 p.
[Answers some questions from Johnson's Indiacorrespondent; says he doesn't know of an allusion to "parchment pennies" in Nathaniel Hawthorne's works; suggests that the correspondent remembers "Pine-Tree Shillings" from Grandfather's Chair; alludes to Le Sage's Dialogues, Serious and Comic, between Two Chimneys of Madrid, which is sometimes in the same volume as Devil on Two Sticks; gives a brief synopsis of the latter; mentions Asmodeus, a character in Devil on Two Sticks. ]
George Parsons Lathropto James Jeffrey Roche1891 Sep 19ALS, 2 p.
[Mentions just returning from New York; regrets not being able to participate in the Authors' Reading for John Boyle O'Reilly's monument fund, as he'll be in New Yorkat the time Roche wants him in Malden, Massachusetts; says he may be able to help in some other way.]
George Parsons Lathropto Houghton, Mifflin & Co.1894 Nov 2ALS, 1 p.
[Encloses an addition to the Appendix (probably to A Story of Courage); asks that the following line also be added to the Contents, under appendix: IV. Rev. James Curley, S. J.]
George Parsons Lathropto [Samuel Sydney] McClure1896 May 25ALS, 1 p.
[Asks to meet with McClure or the editor of the magazine ( McClure's Magazine?) the next day.]
George Parsons Lathropto Mr. Wilson[ca. 1878] Sat p.m.ALS, 2 p.
[Says he returned the proof of [James] Bayard Taylor's poem, probably "A Lover's Tests," with annotations by Thomas Bailry Aldrich, to Thomas Niles; asks Wilson to take the enclosed note to Niles and to "ask him if, in the N[o] N[ame] Vol[ume] of poems, A Masque of Poets, he wishes poems run on to each other, instead of breaking pages"; says it would look better if they weren't run on.]
George Parsons Lathropto CareyWed 1:30 p.m.ALS, 2 p.
[Says that he fears she may not have received the note he sent to her at Century Magazine, perhaps because it was forwarded to New London; asks if Walter [Learned?] is in town and where he will be staying.]
- Charles Follen McKim
- George Parsons Lathrop
- Herbert Stanley Renton
- James Curley
- James Jeffrey Roche
- John Boyle O'Reilly
- Mary Louise Booth
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
- Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
- Thomas Bailry Aldrich
- Thomas Niles
- Walter [Learned
- William Rutherford Mead
- [James] Bayard Taylor
- [Samuel Sydney] McClure