A Guide to the Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection Willis, Nathaniel Parker. 6991-g

A Guide to the Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 6991-g


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
6991-g
Title
Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection [1837] Jan
Extent
1 item
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Nathaniel Parker Willis Collection, Accession 6991-g, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase 1989 March 2

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities



Item Listing

Letter
  • Sophia Seymour, Washington, D.C., to Clarissa Seymour, Utica, New York
    [1837] Jan
    ALS, 9 p.

    [Mentioning a visit to the President [ Andrew Jackson] and hearing a speech by [Henry] Clay, describing balls and parties in a light-hearted manner, and giving her personal `first impressions' of Nathaniel Parker Willisand his wife. She describes Willis as "the most unintellectual, unpoetical looking person imaginable."]

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Andrew Jackson
  • Clarissa Seymour
  • Nathaniel Parker Willis
  • Sophia Seymour
  • [Henry] Clay