Essays, Second Series. Draft of part of opening paragraph of "Nature." Holograph, unsigned, undated.

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Title
Essays, Second Series. Draft of part of opening paragraph of "Nature." Holograph, unsigned, undated.
Names
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 (Author)
Collection

Ralph Waldo Emerson collection of papers

Series I: Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Emerson
Shelf locator: m.b. Emerson ALS A - H
Topics
Intellectuals -- United States
Genres
Manuscripts
Essays
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Publications: Essays, Second Series (Boston: James Munroe, 1844).
Ownership: Owen D. Young
Citation/reference: The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 3, Essays, Second Series, ed. Joseph Slater, Alfred R. Ferguson and Jean Ferguson Carr (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1983), 99.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 leaf
[2 written sides]. Draft, with much of the phrasing of, but many variants from, final version of "Nature": "Here is sanctity which shames our religions & reality that discredits all our heroes."
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19738382
MSS Unit ID: 22322
Accession number: 214563B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a7bcb30-26b0-0130-3996-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued
  • 1882: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Essays, Second Series. Draft of part of opening paragraph of "Nature." Holograph, unsigned, undated." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2a6cb870-b04c-0130-06ba-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1844). Essays, Second Series. Draft of part of opening paragraph of "Nature." Holograph, unsigned, undated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2a6cb870-b04c-0130-06ba-58d385a7bbd0

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Essays, Second Series. Draft of part of opening paragraph of "Nature." Holograph, unsigned, undated.