The Letters of William Cullen Bryant - Vol. 1

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ous that the work should be reviewed. 2 I also enclose a piece of poetry which I have looked over. 3 If there is any thing in the review that does not suit you we have a carte blanche to expunge or alter any excep[tion]able passages.

Yrs. truly
W. C. BRYANT

MANUSCRIPT: BPL ADDRESS: Charles Folsom Esq. / 〈Editor of the U. S. Review / Care of Bowles & Dearborn / Boston〉 / Cambridge.

1.
This is the last letter in Bryant's editorial correspondence with Folsom, who had apparently ended his association with the USR without Bryant's having been made aware of it.
2.
See 179.2. Since the USR ceased publication after the September number, Miss Robbins' review went unpublished.
3.
Poem unidentified.

188. To Jared Sparks

New York Oct. 23 1827.

Dear Sir.

I have just received yours of the 18th. I am pestered with several things which I am doing about this time, but rather than that any body else should review Mr. Dana's book I will undertake it. You shall have the article by the time you mention. In the mean time I hope that the publishers will forward me the sheets or book as early as possible, that I may be able to speak more understandably of the work--and perhaps I may have occasion to make some extracts. 1

I remain sir
with great respect & esteem
yr friend & Servt
WM. C. BRYANT

MANUSCRIPT: HCL ADDRESS: Mr. Jared Sparks / Editor of the N. A. Review / Boston DOCKETED: From Wm. C. Bryant / Oct. 29 / 1827.

1.
See 183.5.

189. To Jared Sparks

New York Nov. 8 1827.

Dear Sir.

Mr. Verplanck Mr. Sands and myself are engaged in getting up a little work in this city, on the plan of the German Literary Almanacks, with embellishments &c. which will soon be published by E[lam] Bliss. A friend of ours and an accomplished scholar, Mr. [Thatcher Taylor] Payne, a brother of John Howard Payne--has engaged to prepare a notice of it for some of the reviews and I have been commissioned to inquire of you

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