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[Letter] 1837 June 5, Hall [to James De Peyster] Ogden / J[ames]. Fenimore Cooper.

Title: [Letter] 1837 June 5, Hall [to James De Peyster] Ogden / J[ames]. Fenimore Cooper.
Personal Author: Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851.
Date: 1837 June 5.
Extent: [2] leaves.
General Note: See also additional letters and manuscript fragments from Cooper in the collection.
Abstract: Cooper states that he has received a letter from Comstock in which the latter admits his necessities, but has agreed to pay an immediate remittance so that Cooper may send Ogden $2000 in a few days. Cooper, the 11th of 12 children born to the man who founded Cooperstown and built Ostego Hall, is remembered for his books of sailing and wilderness adventure, including the Leatherstocking Series featuring Natty Bumppo, the most well-known of which is Last of the Mohicans (1826). In addition to enjoying the life of a country gentleman in New York, Cooper also traveled and wrote extensively in Europe. James De Peyster Ogden was a New York businessman, who was Cooper's friend and business partner.
Personal Subject: Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851
Ogden, G.D.P.--Correspondence.
Subject: American literature--19th century
Finance, Personal
Debt--United States.
Recipient: Ogden, James De Peyster, 1790-1870.
 

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