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At a Glance
Letters from Willis to George James Pumpelly. The correspondence is mostly written from Boston and only one letter is actually dated with the year by Willis. The letters are very personal in character, giving a rather full account of the young poet's activities, particularly his affairs of the heart, and the editing of a magazine. Also, there are two promissory notes, 1839, 1842, written by Willis for sums to be paid to Pumpelly.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Nathaniel Parker Willis letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Pumpelly, Josiah Collins. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--11/--/12. Accession number--M-12-11.
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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
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Biographical / Historical