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Ralph Waldo Emerson Letter
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ralph Waldo Emerson Letter,
    Date (inclusive): 1859
    Collection Number: SC 99
    Creator: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
    Extent: .02 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Ralph Waldo Emerson Letter. SC 99. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 1986.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One letter (ALS) from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Daniel Ricketson, thanking him for his book The History of New Bedford, and mentioning, re Henry David Thoreau, "We were all concerned that Mr. Thoreau would [prod her ?] at the Music Hall on Sunday. From private reports I infer that he made a just impression." Concord, Mass., 11 October 1859.