Early Collectors and Donors: Alfred Winslow (Fred) Hosmer’s Thoreau Collection

17.  Samuel Arthur Jones.  Typed letter, signed, to “Dear Mr. Hosmer,” Ann Arbor, July 15, 1890


Typescript on paper.  From Correspondence to Alfred Winslow Hosmer Relating to Henry David Thoreau (part of the CFPL Vault Collection).  Gift of Herbert Buttrick Hosmer, 1949.

Jones thanks Hosmer for his “tasteful ‘Thoreau Souvenir’,” and refers to his own upcoming “pilgrimage” to Concord and to a letter sent to Hosmer by Frank Sanborn.

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