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Dodge through Goetz, 1871-1896

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3

Scope and Contents

Dodge, Mary Mapes. H.L.S. (Dictated) to Mr. [Thomas] Niles [Roberts Bros. Principal]. 2 Aug 1883, Ocean Grove, N.J. 2 conjugate leaves. Letter regarding the last stages of publication of Dodge’s book Donald and Dorothy, including payment to Roberts Brothers, sending the final manuscript to the printer and approving the final proofs.

Eggleston, Edwd. H.L.S. to Messrs. Roberts Brothers. 10 Nov 1871, New York, N.Y. 2 conjugate leaves. Eggleston’s request for a picture of Jean Ingelow for the first page of a publication, presumably her works. Also a discussion of the pronunciation of Ingelow.

Everett, William. H.L.S. to Mr. [Thomas] Niles [Roberts Bros. Principal]. 30 Jun 1890, Scarning Rectory, East Dereham, Eng. 2 conjugate leaves. Everett’s proposal for Roberts Brothers to publish his book Time, not Mine along with republications of his other two “boys’ books” Changing Base and Double Play previously published by Lee and Shepard in the 1870s.

Fawcett, Edgar. H.L.S. to Mr. T[homas] Niles [Roberts Bros. Principal]. 15 May 188[?], Union Club, [New York, N.Y.]. 2 conjugate leaves. Inquiry about a book Fantasy and Passion that is out of print.

Garfield, Lucretia R. Holograph letter signed and envelope to Roberts Brothers Editor Thomas Niles. Mentor, Ohio, October 4th, 1881. 3 p. on 2 conjugate leaves of mourning stationary. Thanking him for two copies of Jean Ingelow’s poems and Sir Thomas Browne’s Religio Medici, and also describing how Ingelow’s novel Fated to Be Free consoled her at the bedside of her recently assassinated husband, President James Garfield.

Garfield, Lucretia R. Holograph letter signed and envelope to poet Jean Ingelow. Mentor, Ohio, October 24th, 1881. 2 p. on 2 conjugate leaves of mourning stationary. Thanking her for “expressions of esteem for my dear husband” in a letter to Thomas Niles and for copies of her books.

Garrett, Edmund H. Holograph Postal Card Signed to Roberts Brothers. Postmarked 14 Jun 1892, Winchester, Mass. 1 leaf. Praise of a proof of Northanger Abbey sent to him.

Garrett, Edmund H. H.L.S. to “Robbin.” 12 Oct 1895, Winchester, [Mass.] 1 leaf. A discussion of chairing a committee.

Gates, Margaret F. H.L.S. to Roberts Brothers Publishers, Boston, Mass. 4 Dec 1891, Amherst, Mass. 1 leaf. Request to purchase a copy of Ailes d’Alouette.

Goetz, Philip B[ecker]. Holograph Note Signed to Messrs. Roberts Brothers. 23 Feb 1896, Buffalo N.Y. 1 leaf. Request Roberts Brothers to review a new translation of the Elektra of Sophokles.

Dates

  • 1871-1896

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the John M.K. Davis Reading Room of the Watkinson Library, Trinity College Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws when using this collection.

Extent

From the Collection: 1 Cubic Feet (2 flat boxes containing 8 photo albums (mostly empty) and 1 flat box containing 10 file folders.) ; 1 flat box (15.25"L x 10.25"W x 3"H) equals .27 cubic feet (as defined by UNLV Archives Calculator) 1 flat box (12.25"L x 10.25"W x 3"H) equals .22 cubic feet (as defined by UNLV Archives Calculator)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Watkinson Library Manuscripts Repository

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