Item 210 - Letter from George Bancroft

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Letter from George Bancroft


  • 5 May 1848 (Creation)

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90 Eaton Square - Thanks WW 'for the little gift of the sermon of that one of your divines, whose works I read much in my youth, so that I almost know his Analogy by heart' [WW, 'Butler's Three Sermons on Human Nature', 1848]. Longfellow [Henry Longfellow] was delighted with WW's Evangeline ['Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie', Fraser's Magazine 37, 1848].

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