A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6966-g
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Processed by: Special Collections Department Staff
Date Completed: 1997
Encoded by: Elizabeth Slomba
© 1997 By the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. All rights reserved.
Collection is open to research.
Purchase, 1968 Jan 10
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Richard Henry Dana Sr.to George Palmer Putnam1852 May 3ALS, 1 p.
[About the artist for Putnam's book on American authors; asks what Washington Irvingthinks; mentions that Rufus W. Griswold's American Prose Writersdescription has several errors; says his own health is poor.]
Richard Henry Dana Sr.to George Palmer Putnam1852 Jun 12ALS, 1 p.
[Re arrangements for artist to sketch Dana Sr.'s house at Cape Annfor Putnam's book.]
Richard Henry Dana Sr.to George Palmer Putnam1852 Jun 27ALS, 1 p.
[More about arrangements for artist to sketch house; asks Putnam to arrange the affair with his son Richard Henry Dana Jr.]
Richard Henry Dana Jr.to Rev. Dr. John Forsyth1854 Nov 15ALS, 3 p.
[Suggests Forsyth's presence would be helpful for their case and he might be called on for some point of church history or doctrine.]
Richard Henry Dana Jr.to Charles C. Perkins1874 Dec 31ALS, 2 p.
[Mentions rumor that the "Sumner Prospectus" has yet gone to the artists and Perkins' interview with judge.]
Dana Family's residence near Cape Ann, Massachusetts, by Hammatt Billingsand Samuel Valentine Huntn.d.Engraving
- Charles C. Perkins
- George Palmer Putnam
- Hammatt Billings
- John Forsyth
- Richard Henry Dana Jr.
- Richard Henry Dana Sr.
- Rufus W. Griswold
- Samuel Valentine Hunt
- Washington Irving