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Thoreau, Henry David,, 1817-1862


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to "Mr. Pierce", January 11, 1886

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 85
Scope and Contents One holograph letter written by Beverly Chew to "Mr. Pierce," dated January 11, 1886. The letter appears to discuss writing by Henry David Thoreau.

Letter to W[illiam] E[llery] Channing, November 25, 1875

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 18
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 47
Scope and Contents One holograph letter written by L.F. Bittle to W[illiam] E[llery] Channing, dated November 25, [18]75. The letter discusses Bittle's first reading of Walden by Henry David Thoreau.

Letters to Charles Mortimor, 1892-1893

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 50
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters written by Harrison Gray Otis Blake to Charles Mortimer. The first letter, dated March 17, 1892, discusses [Samuel Arthur] Jones' Thoreau bibliography, Thoreau and John Brown, and [Henri Frederic] Amiel's journal. The second letter, dated April 17-18, 1893, thanks Mortimer for a news article and discusses Blake's Thoreau volume.

Letters to Henry David Thoreau, 1843-1845

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 82
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters written by William Ellery Channing to Henry David Thoreau. The first is dated May 1843 and includes a list of repairs to be made on Channing's Red Lodge. This letter was published in The Correspondence of Henry David Thoreau, edited by Walter Harding and Carl Bode (1958). The second is dated March 5, 1845 and suggests that Thoreau build himself "a hut" in "Briars" and includes friendly news. This letter was also published in

List of books for Thoreau, October 26, 1855

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Identifier: ABER MS MISC 84
Scope and Contents Holograph list written by John Chapman that was originally enclosed in a letter from Chapman to Henry David Thoreau, dated October 26, 1855. The list's heading reads, "List of books (made up in one parcel) for Henry D. Thoreau Esq., enclosed by John Chapman, to Messrs. Crosby, Nichols & Co." The books were a gift to Thoreau from Thomas Cholmondeley and Chapman arranged for their shipment.