Letter to Richard Salisbury from J.T. Frisbie
Letter written by J.T. Frisbie to Richard Salisbury of Syracuse, New York. The letter describes the life of Caroline M. Congdon (1841-186), the semi-paralyzed poet of Amber or Otisco Valley, Onondaga County, New York, and the device she used for writing.
- May 1900
- Frisbie, J. T. (Person)
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1 folder (5 pages: 2 pieces.) : Collation: 1 1/2 sheets; the material is paper.
Inscribed "From Caroline Curtis to Annie M Salisbury Jan 31th 1856" [perhaps Salisbury's reception of the book from a female relative prompted him to write a letter of enquiry to Frisbie in 1900?l. "1856" is not clear and may be a misreading.
Annotated (ownership inscriptions? memoranda?): "J. Tyler Frisbie"; "Julia Frazier (?] 44 Clinton St."
Given to the Department with a group of other books on June 1, 1981 by the sisters (Miss) Frieda Cowles and Mrs W.E.S. (Harriet) Lawrence (Liaison: Helyar).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Cowles sisters of Lawrence, KS, 1981
Found pasted on back board of a printed copy of Congdon's Guardian Angel in original envelope, which remains in book (photocopy of envelop in Manuscript Records):
Congdon, Caroline M. The Guardian angel;: and other poems. Auburn, [N.Y.]: William J. Moses, 1856. Available at Spencer Research Library at B7487.
- Guide to the J.T. Frisbie Letter Collection
- Letter to Richard Salisbury from J.T. Frisbie
- Finding aid prepared by alh, 1986; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
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Letter to Richard Salisbury from J.T. Frisbie, Department of Special Collections, MS P568, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas