A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 7177-a
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Date Completed: 1997
Encoded by: Elizabeth Slomba
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Collection is open to research.
Deposit, 1964 May 25
Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Rufus Dawesto Francis Alexander1827 Jan 30ALS, 2 p.
[Describes portraits in his apartment; recounts visits to New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Mount Vernon, where he entered George Washington's tomb; recalls meeting painter Thomas Sully. ]
Rufus Dawesto Charles Lanman1856 Dec 19ALS, 3 p.
[Encloses Daniel Webster's corrections and approval of his proof prospectus for the New York Daily Whig; discusses Free Banking, which was adopted in New Yorkand spreading to other states; credits Webster with originating it.]
Charles Lanmanto Rufus Dawesn.d.AN (fragment), 1 p.
[Emphasizes that Dawes is not merely a poet and writer, but is also capable of "making a political and financial demonstration."]
- Charles Lanman
- Daniel Webster
- Francis Alexander
- George Washington
- Rufus Dawes
- Thomas Sully