4. Longfellow, Henry W.
(American, 1807 – 1882)
Letter to Louisa Whitney
Description: One handwritten, four-page letter signed on April 25, 1877, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (19th century American poet and educator), to fellow writer, Louisa Whitney (Goddard)
Date: April 25, 1877
Additional Information: In the letter, Henry Longfellow expresses his gratitude to Whitney for sending him a copy of her newly published book entitled, The Burning of the Convent: A Narrative of the Destruction, by a Mob, of the Ursuline School on Mount Benedict, Charlestown, as Remembered by One of the Pupils.