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[Letter] 1875 August 18, Cummington, Mass., [to] Mary Markham, Vassar College / W.C. Bryant.

Title: [Letter] 1875 August 18, Cummington, Mass., [to] Mary Markham, Vassar College / W.C. Bryant.
Personal Author: Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878.
Date: 1875 August 18.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 21 x 25 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.
General Note: See also additional letters in the collection from Bryant.
Abstract: Bryant thanks Markham for extending the honor of speaking to the students of Vassar College. He declines, however, citing other engagements. Bryant, an American poet, published three collections of poetry: Poems (1821), The Fountain and Other Poems (1842), and The White-Footed Doe and Other Poems (1844); "Thanatopsis" is one of his well known poems. He was also the editor and co-owner of New York Evening Post (1829-78).
Personal Subject: Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 -- Correspondence.
Corporate Subject: Vassar College.
Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.
Recipient: Markham, Mary.
 

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