Foley, Patrick Kevin, 1856-1937.

Foley, Patrick Kevin, 1856-1937.
Letter to G.S. Payson from Patrick Foley, Boston, Mass. - 1898 April 23.

1 leaf.

Owner of Hamilton Place, a famous bookshop in Boston, Mass., P.K. Foley was an authority on American first editions. His work, American Authors, 1795-1895: A Bibliography, published in Boston in 1897, was a pioneer and authoritative reference work.


The fonds consists of a single holograph letter from Patrick Foley to G.S. Payson discussing a point of issue of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Doctor Grimshawe's Secret", dated April 23, 1898 (Boston, Mass.).


  • Title from the content of the fonds.
  • Received as part of the Verbeke collection which was purchased in 1969.

Call number: GA 16