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Collection Reference Number GLC05956
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1827 
Title Anne Newport Royall to Samuel Knapp regarding her novel
Date 23 February 1827
Author Royall, Anne Newport (1769-1854)  
Recipient Knapp, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Novelist and travel writer Royall asks "Col. Knapp" to help her promote her novel, The Tennessean, which had been privately published in New Haven that year. His promotion would encourage the Boston house of Richardson & Lord to republish the work. She neglected to bring enough copies and suggests he borrow a copy either from Massachusetts Congressman Edward Everett or Mr. Watterson. Docketed. Address on verso of last page.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  
People Everett, Edward (1794-1865)  Royall, Anne Newport (1769-1854)  Knapp, Samuel (1783-1838)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Arts & Literature; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859