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Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863
A visit from St. Nicholas, page 
Treasures of the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library
Holograph manuscript, dated March 13, 1862, of Clement C. Moore’s famous Christmas poem "A visit from St. Nicholas," originally composed around 1822 and written out by the author on this occasion at the suggestion of New-York Historical librarian George H. Moore, who wished to add a holograph copy of the poem to the 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 poem's original composition forty years earlier.
Mss Collection -- BV Moore, Clement
American poetry--19th century
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