Item Information

Contract between Herman Melville and Harper & Brothers for "The Whale," [Moby Dick]

Dublin Core

Title

Contract between Herman Melville and Harper & Brothers for "The Whale," [Moby Dick]

Description

Signed by Allan Melville for Herman Melville, New York

Date

September 12, 1851

Contributor

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
Harper & Brothers
Melville, Allan

MODS

Key Date

1851-09-12

Place of Origin

New York (State)

Form/Genre

manuscripts
Contracts

Repository Name

Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Digital Origin

reformatted digital

Collection

Harper & Brothers Records

Citation

“Contract between Herman Melville and Harper & Brothers for "The Whale," [Moby Dick],” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed December 5, 2023, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/jewels/item/10977.

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