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