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Horace Greeley letter to W. W. Corbett, Esq., 1[8]87 September 25.
Wyles SC 395
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Title:

Horace Greeley letter to W. W. Corbett, Esq., 1[8]87 September 25

Creator/Contributor:

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Corbett, W. W., Esq, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Holograph letter written and signed by Horace Greeley from New York to W. W. Corbett, Esq. in Chicago, Illinois on official stationey of the New York Tribune. The letter states that he waited to answer Corbett's letter until he could determine whether he could make time to write for him, but day by day, he finds himself more absorbed in [work] and [cares] that he cannot possibly do himself justice in writing for Corbett. He is, therefore, compelled to decline Corbett's offer.

Date:

1887 (issued)

Subject:

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Greeley, Horace -- 1811-1872 -- Correspondence
New York tribune -- History
Newspaper editors -- United States -- Correspondence
Newspaper editors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Horace Greeley was the founder and editor of the New York Tribune, which was the most influential newspaper in the United States from the 1840s to the 1870s. He was also one of the founders of the Liberal Republican Party, a reformer, a politician, and an outspoken opponent of slavery.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Horace Greeley letter to W. W. Corbett, Esq.. Wyles SC 395. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 21 x 26 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.