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Treasures of the New-York Historical Society Library
Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863
A visit from St. Nicholas, page 
Holograph manuscript, dated March 13, 1862, of Clement C. Moore’s "A visit from St. Nicholas," originally composed ca. 1822 and written out by the author on this occasion at the suggestion of librarian George H. Moore of the New-York Historical who wished to add a holograph copy of the poem to the Society’s library collection. The three page manuscript is accompanied by a cover letter addressed to George Moore by Thomas W.C. Moore presenting the enclosed manuscript and briefly discussing the circumstances of the poems original composition forty years earlier.
Mss Collection -- BV Moore, Clement
American poetry--19th century
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