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ITEM — Volume: 1, item: 2 Identifier: MS Am 1130.9-1130.12, MS Am 1130.9, (2)

Letters from 1836 to 1850. Vol. IV., 1836, 1850.


  • 1836
  • 1850.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


20.5 linear feet (6 boxes and 75 volumes)

Physical Location


General note

[Letters to and from A.B.A., together with mounted clippings and printed pieces, including copyright certificate of Record of conversations on the gospels, 1836; list of books sold from A.B.A.'s library in 1837; printed announcements of various series of Conversations by A.B.A.; the announcement and the constitution, both by Emerson, of the Town and Country Club, 1849, and a printed notice of a meeting, by A.B.A., etc. Some excisions.]

Repository Details

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