Recently found by viaLibri....
2020-11-19 18:52:11
Barlow, Joel
Autograph Letter, signed. To William Hayley Esq. "The character you sustain in the literary world induces me to request your acceptance of the Poem (not present) herewith forwarded to the care of Doct. Price. The cultivation of the arts on this side of the Atlantic has hitherto been attended with very little . , whether it be most owing to a defect in native genius, or the want of libraries & a Metropolis favourable to the institution . "
Hartford, Connecticut, 1787. 2 pp. 8vo. Barlow to Hayley, Student to Mentor. Hayley was a major influence on Barlow and this is a very interesting letter.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
Check availability:

Search for more books on viaLibri


Browse more rare books from the year 1787