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Joseph H. Barrett correspondence
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Description
The correspondence of editor and Abraham Lincoln biographer Joseph H. Barrett. The bulk of the collection consists of Barrett's own personal and professional correspondence.
Background
Joseph Hartwell Barrett, the political editor of the Cincinnati Gazette (1857-1861), Ohio representative to the 1860 Republican Convention, Commissioner of Pensions in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations (1861-1868), the editor of the Cincinnati Times and Chronicle (1868-1892), and Abraham Lincoln's biographer. In 1853, he married Harriet Whiting Lowell.
Extent
504 items in 4 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to following web site.