Papers, 1843-1883

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864


7 items.
Chiefly correspondence concerning Hawthorne's working life. Includes letters to George William Curtis relating to the Hawthorne family residence, The Wayside, in Concord, Mass., his novel Blithedale Romance, and Abraham Lincoln; letter to W.C. Bennet describing members of the Hawthorne family; letter (1843) discussing an article and a proposed payment plan, reflecting Hawthorne's beliefs as a professional writer; and materials relating to his activities as surveyor of the port of Salem, Mass., and U.S. consul (1853-1857) in Liverpool, England.
American author.
Photograph removed and housed in the repository's photograph collections; materials concerning Hawthorne's Brook Farm experience can be found in the repository's Brook Farm collection, 1834-1900 (MS T.2).
Finding aid in the repository.

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