Robert Carter letters from various correspondents
Letters to American author and politician Robert Carter.
- Majority of material found in 1851-1862
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to Robert Carter chiefly relating to his political and anti-slavery activities in Massachusetts in the 1850s and his journalistic work. Includes 15 letters from Charles Sumner and 10 letters from Henry Wilson. Also includes an 1891 letter from Charles Eliot Norton to his wife Susan N. Carter and an 1898 letter from Edward Everett Hale to J. L. Carter, Robert Carter's son.
Biographical / Historical
Carter was an editor and author and an active figure in the Free Soil and Republican parties in Massachusetts in the 1850's.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
60M-215. Purchased; received: 1961.
- Carter, Robert, 1819-1879, recipient. Robert Carter letters from various correspondents, 1851-1898: Guide.
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