Collection: Jared Sparks letter

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Jared Sparks letter

Mss 837301
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 837301

Description

Letter from Jared Sparks to Willard Phillips, Esq. at Cambridge, MA. The letter concerns the aid that Phillips provided Benjamin Franklin in writing his autobiography. Spark suspected that Phillips would not receive remuneration from Franklin for his "valuable notes" and supplies Phillips with a consolation copy of the published autobiography. Sparks edited and wrote the biographical continuation of Franklin's autobiography.

Dates

  • 1837-05-01

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) ; 20 cm.

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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