HEWITT, JOHN HILL, 1801-1890.
John Hill Hewitt papers
> Correspondence biography sketchbooks

Series 1
Correspondence, biography, sketchbooks
Box 1 - Box 3 (folder 8), BV1-2 and 7-15, OBV1-2, and MF1

Correspondence, 1830-1890
Box Folder Content
1 1 Claudia A. Bland to "My Dear Sister," Augusta, Georgia, October 6, 1830, 3 pp., ALS
1 1 Henry Clay to Hewitt, "Ashland," December 5, 1843, 1 p., note [2 copies]
1 1 A.H.H. Stuart to Hewitt, Washington, D.C., January 31, 1849, 1 p., ALS
1 1 Daniel Webster to Hewitt, Washington, D.C., May 14, 1850, 1 p., ALS
1 1 A.H.H. Stuart to Hewitt, Department of the Interior, October 30, 1850, 1 p., ALS
1 1 Fanny Morant to Hewitt, no place, March 3, 1855, 3 pp., ALS
1 1 Anna Cora Ritchie to Hewitt, no place, February 27, 1860, 1 p., ALS
1 1 Anna Cora Ritchie to Hewitt, no place, March 1, 186(0), 2 pp., ALS [mutilated]
1 1 Anna Cora Ritchie to Hewitt, no place, March 3, 1860, 3 pp., ALS
1 1 Anna Cora Ritchie to Hewitt, March 15, 1860, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 G. T. Beauregard to Hewitt, Charleston, South Carolina, October 12, 1862, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 Samuel LeRoy Hammond to Hewitt, Charleston, South Carolina, February 10, 1863, 1 p., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "Dear Chicken" [wife], Augusta, Georgia, March 15, 1864, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 J. H. Morgan to Hewitt, Atlanta, July 7, 1864, 1 p., LS
1 1 George Dunn to Hewitt, Richmond, Virginia, January 20, 1865, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "My Dear Allie" [wife], Baltimore, September 4, 1865, 3 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to [wife, no salutation], Mount Washington, January 24, 1866, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "Dear Allie," Baltimore, April 13, 1866, 3 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "My Dearest Love" [wife], "Swann Lake," July 1, 1868, 4 pp., ALS
1 1 Mary to "Dear Sodie," Staunton, October 12, 1866, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "Dear Allie," Jersey City, July 19, 1868, 4 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "Dear Allie," Winchester, July 24, 1869, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "My Dear Allie," Winchester, September 17, 1869, 4 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to "Dear Allie," Winchester, September 22, 1869, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 Hewitt to [wife, no salutation], Winchester, October 3, 1869, 2 pp., ALS [incomplete, no signature]
1 1 Hewitt to "My Dear Baby" [wife], Baltimore, August 15, 1870, 4 pp., ALS
1 1 Martin Rouzer, et al., to Hewitt, Mechanicstown, Maryland, July 28, 1871, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 George W. Childs to Hewitt, Philadelphia, May 23, 1872, 2 p., ALS
1 1 J. B. Gordon to Hewitt, Atlanta, November 28, 1872, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 J. E. Fuel to Hewitt, New York, December 20, 1872, 2 pp., ALS
1 1 A. S. [?] to "Professor Hewitt," July 23, 187[?], 1 p., ALS [fragment]
1 2 A. F. Crutchfield to Hewitt, Baltimore, April 22, 1873, 2 pp., ALS
1 2 J. C. Norris to Hewitt, Baltimore, August 21, 1873, 1 p., ALS
1 2 J. C. Norris to Hewitt, Baltimore, September 8, 1873, 1 p., ALS
1 2 Biglow & Main [publishers of Church and Sunday School Music] to Hewitt, New York, February 9, 1874, 1 p., ALS
1 2 Biglow & Main [publishers of Church and Sunday School Music] to Hewitt, New York, February 11, 1874, 1 p., ALS
1 2 Wm. F. Gill to Hewitt, Boston, March 6, 1874, 1 p., ALS
1 2 George W. Hewitt to Hewitt, August 18, 1874, 4 pp., ALS
1 2 F. Henry Drown to Hewitt, New York, September 1, 1874, 2 pp., ALS
1 2 F. Henry Drown to Hewitt, New York, September 9, 1874, 3 pp., ALS
1 2 F. Henry Drown to Hewitt, New York, [?], 1874, 3 pp., ALS
1 2 Wm. F. Gill to Hewitt, Boston, March 27, 1875, 1 p., ALS
1 2 Wm. F. Gill to Hewitt, Boston, April 11, 1875, 1 p., ALS
1 2 A. F. Crutchfield to Hewitt, Baltimore, May 20, 1875, 2 pp., ALS
1 2 Owen M. Taylor to Hewitt, Annapolis, October 7, 1876, 2 pp., ALS
1 2 Turnbull Brothers [publishers, booksellers] to Hewitt, Baltimore, October 30, 1876, 1 p., ALS
1 2 J. W. Watkins to Hewitt, New Orleans, March 17, 1877, 4 pp., ALS
1 2 Joseph N. Ireland to Hewitt, Bridgeport, Connecticut, August 30, 1878, 5 pp., ALS
1 2 Joseph N. Ireland to Hewitt, Bridgeport, Connecticut, September 5, 1878, 2 pp., ALS
1 3 Hewitt to "Dear Allie" [wife], Washington, D.C., February 18, 1880, 4 pp., ALS
1 3 R. Brock to Hewitt, Richmond, Virginia, May 6, 1881, 3 pp., ALS
1 3 Hewitt to "Dear Allie," Washington, D.C., December 9, 1881, 4 pp., ALS
1 3 J. J. Moran [?] to Hewitt, Washington, D.C., January 25, 1882, 1 p., ALS
1 3 J. H. B. Latrobe to Hewitt, no place, April 3, 1882, 1 p., ALS
1 3 M. S. Stevenson to Hewitt, no place, August 13, 1882, 3 pp., ALS
1 3 W. H. Kirk to Hewitt, Philadelphia, September 29, 1883, 1 p., ALS
1 3 Vice President of the St. Vincent Lyceum to Hewitt, October 18, 1884, 3 pp., ALS
1 3 Charles Soran to Hewitt, Baltimore, November 29, 1884, 1 p., ALS
1 3 B. F. Perry to Hewitt, Greenville, South Carolina, December 19, 1884, 2 pp., ALS
1 3 J. H. B. Latrobe to Hewitt, Baltimore, Maryland, December 30, 1884, 1 p., ALS
1 3 B. F. Perry to Hewitt, Sans Souci, South Carolina, September 27, 1885, 3 pp., ALS
1 3 George W. Childs to Hewitt, Philadelphia, October 2, 1885, 1 p., ANS
1 3 J.H.H. to "Dear Allie" [wife], Jersey City, October 18, 1885, 4 pp., ALS
1 3 J.H.H. to "Dear Little Wife," New York, October [?] 22, 1885, 4 pp., ALS
1 3 G. W. Childs to Hewitt, Philadelphia, February 1, 1886, 2 pp., LS
1 3 J. P. Carter to Hewitt, Baltimore, October 30, 1886, 1 p., ALS
1 3 Mrs. B. F. Perry to Hewitt, Sans Souci, South Carolina, December 11, 1886, 3 pp., ALS
1 3 G. W. Booth to Hewitt, Baltimore, July 5, 1888, 1 p., ALS
1 3 Wm. H. Ruby to Hewitt, Lawson, Maryland, October 15, 1888, 1 p., ALS
1 3 John Thomas Jones to Hewitt, Reading, Pennsylvania, December 3, 1888, 3 pp., ALS
1 3 Mrs. B. F. Perry to Hewitt, Greenville, South Carolina, December 16, 1888, 4 pp., ALS
1 3 Wm. H. Ruby to Hewitt, Lawson, Maryland, January 16, 1889, 1 p., ALS l
1 3 Henry Clay Wysham to "My Dear Old Master" [Hewitt], San Francisco, July 29, 1889, 2 pp., ALS
1 3 Hewitt to Charles W. Moulton, Baltimore, December 3, 1889, 2 pp., ALS
1 3 Hewitt to "My Dear Daughter," Baltimore, [?], 1890, 2 pp., ALS
1 3 Undated letters and notes (8 items)
Hewitt family correspondence, 1893-1934
1 4 H. P. Main to Mrs. Alethia Hewitt, New York, July 28, 1893, 1 p ALS.
1 4 V. E. Mitchell to Mrs. Hewitt, New York, April 18, 1894, 2 pp., ALS
1 4 Alice L. Harper to Mrs. Alethia M. Hewitt, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, August 17, 1897, 2 pp., ALS
1 4 Alice L. Harper to Mrs. Hewitt, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, September 16, 1897, 3 pp., ALS
1 4 A. Montgomery to "My Dear Friend," Richmond, Virginia, March 17, 1898, 1 p., ALS
1 4 Lamar Fontaine to Mrs. Hewitt, Lyon, Miss., March 26, 1898, 1 p., ALS
1 4 Alice L. Harper to Mrs. Hewitt, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, April 29, 1898, 6 pp., ALS
1 4 Alice L. Harper to Mrs. Hewitt, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, December 26, 1898, 4 pp., ALS
1 4 Georgette Bridgford to "editor," New York, August 6, 1901, 2 pp., ALS
1 4 T. E. Niles to Mrs. Hewitt, New York, October 19, 1901, 1 p., ALS
1 4 Mrs. John H. Hewitt to T. E. Niles, Baltimore, October 22, 1901, 3 pp., ALS
1 4 W. M. Marine to Mrs. Hewitt, Baltimore, October 24, 1901, 2 pp., ALS
1 4 Mrs. John H. Hewitt to T. E. Niles, Baltimore, October 27, 1901, 1 p., ALS
1 4 Mrs. John H. Hewitt to "My Dear Aunt Mary," Burlington, New York, October 2, 1915, 4 pp., ALS
1 4 J. H. Whittier to Family Mr. J. H. Hewitt, Richmond, April 3, 1924, 2 pp., ALS
1 4 Mrs. M. S. Lebey to Keith Read, Isle of Hope, Georgia, November 15, 1926, 3 pp., ALS
1 4 James E. Hancock (?) to Mrs. M. S. Lebey, Baltimore, Maryland, April 30, 1928, 1 p., ALS
1 4 Clementine Lebey [Mrs. M.S.] to Keith Read, Isle of Hope, Georgia, February 19, 1934, 2 pp., ALS
1 4 W. E. Mitchell, undated, incomplete letter
Miscellaneous papers
1 5 Small address book
1 5 Contract between J. H. H., Edmund Bull & W. N. Tuttle September 11, 1839, 2 pp. concerning the establishment of a daily paper
1 5 Resolution from the Union Guards, September 17, 1842, thanking J.H.H. for presenting to the Corps a "quick step march"
1 5 Fragment of "The Carnival of Venice" [song], October 14, 1853
1 5 List of Expenditures, J. H.H., March 24, 1864 [and xerox copy]
1 5 Inventory of stock on hand, Blackmar & Bro., April 16, 1865; "copy from the original inventory, J.H.H."
1 5 Receipt for $100 to J.H.H., June 26, 1865
1 5 Small ledger containing household expenses, 1864-1865
1 5 "A Poet's Wife"--acrostic sonnet by J. H. H., September 10, 1879
1 5 J.H.H. note concerning "Annals of Baltimore," March 1883
1 5 Two undated manuscript notes
1 6 Printed items: broadsides, clippings, advertisements, other memorabilia
1 7 Photographs (9 items) [images 0031-001.tif and 0031-002.tif]
1 8 Hewitt Sketchbook
1 9 Correspondence with Clementine Hewitt Lebey and others regarding Hewitt papers at Emory, 1941-1957
John H. Hewitt autobiographies
1 10 "John Hill Hewitt: An Autobiography," prepared by Jerome McLeod (1 of 3)
1 11 "John Hill Hewitt: An Autobiography," prepared by Jerome McLeod (2 of 3)
1 12 "John Hill Hewitt: An Autobiography," prepared by Jerome McLeod (3 of 3)
2 1 "Five Years under the Confederate Flag, Being a Compendium of Events during the Southern Struggle for Independence--accounts of important battles--camp-life--sketches of some of the leading characters, anecdotes, music, poetry, the drama, etc., etc." by John H. Hewitt [some 333 pp., written on the back of court dockets]
3 1 "Muskets and Music, a Cadet's Experience at West Point Military Academy Over a Hundred Years Ago, 1817-8 - 1822" [typed copy taken from Hewitt's autobiography, see bound volumes 14 and 15]
3 2 "A Minstrel's Memories, the Autobiography of an Old Poet" [typed copy apparently written just before Hewitt's death, with an "addenda" by one of his daughters]
BV13 - "Leisure Hours and Stray Leaves of Poetry, commenced in the year 1881" [diary, 1881-1885 and poems]
BV14 - "Gilbert Crampton--Romance and Reality, being the biography of a man of letters, edited by a cosmopolitan" [Hewitt autobiography, vol. 1.], also on MF1
BV15 - "Gilbert Crampton . . ." [Hewitt autobiography, vol. 2] [Includes Hewitt's Oath of Allegiance to the U.S. Government, 1865, pasted in front of volume], also on MF1
OBV2 - "Leisure Hours of John H. Hewitt, 1887- 1888" [diary]
Biographical information
3 3 Typed copy of a necrology which appeared in the Baltimore American, October 8, 1890, "Death of Prof. Hewitt"
3 4 Typescript, "The Mss. of John Hill Hewitt in the Emory University Library," by Thomas H. English, read at a meeting of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Chapel Hill, N.C., November 29, 1940
3 5 Typescript, essay on Hewitt by W. M. Marine
3 6 "The Hewitt Family in American Music," by John Tasker Howard
3 7 James Hewitt and Eliza King marriage record, Trinity Church Parish, New York, 1796
James H. Hewitt notebooks
3 8 Two notebooks, probably by James Hewitt, containing miscellaneous musical anecdotes, brief historical sketches and a history of music from antiquity through the Renaissance
Newspapers clippings
BV1 - "Oldest Scrap Book, Miscellaneous," 1824
BV2 - Ledger, contains newspaper clippings, mostly from later years
BV7 - Newspaper clippings, 1880
BV8 - Newspaper clippings, 1883
BV9 - Newspaper clippings, 1885
BV10 - Newspaper clippings, scattered dates, 1840s-1870s
BV11 - Newspaper clippings, no date
BV12 - Newspaper clippings, no date
OBV1 - Newspaper clippings, no date
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