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Washington Irving Letter, December 27, 1852

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Author:
Irving, Washington 1783-1859
Donor:
McKaig, W. Wallace
Collector:
Paterson, George P. fl. 1850s
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Physical description:
1 item, 8" x 10"
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Letters (correspondence)
Place:
Sunnyside (Irvington, N.Y.)
Date:
1852
December 27, 1852
1850-1860
19th century
Notes:
Original catalog no. 64.60.
Major American author.
Summary:
Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.
Cite as:
Washington Irving Letter, 1852, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Christmas--Gifts
Acknowledgments
Books--Gifts
Gifts
Local number:
247,092 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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