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Lathrop, George Parsons

(lā`thrəp), 1851–98, American author, b. near Honolulu; studied in Germany (1867–70). He was the husband of Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, the daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Lathrop wrote A Study of Hawthorne (1876), edited the Riverside edition of Hawthorne's works (1883), and adapted Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter for Walter Damrosch's opera (1896). His other writings include poems, Rose and Roof-tree (1875); travel essays, Spanish Vistas (1883); and several novels. Lathrop and his wife were Roman Catholics, and after his death she became a nun.
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7) Possibilities for the whereabouts of original manuscript are multiple: the original manuscript certainly at one time in the hands of George Parsons Lathrop may have been 1) returned to Rose after typesetting and remains unnoticed among her papers in libraries other than at Rosary Hill, 2) kept by the Boston Courier and exists in their archives which I have not yet accessed, 3) retained by George and lie unnoticed among his papers that World Cat indicates are at the University of Virginia, or 4) lost or destroyed.
She and her husband, George Parsons Lathrop, converted to Catholicism, and she later joined a Dominican community of nuns at Sherman Park, N.
The strenuously objected when, in 1876, his brother-in-law George Parsons Lathrop, husband of his sister Rose, wrote a book based partly on manuscripts belonging to the family--that is, to Julian as self-anointed keeper of the family flame.
But more: Julian deliberately omitted all mention of George Parsons Lathrop, his brother-in-law and rival Hawthorne biographer, from his book.
Rose disobeyed the admonition, wrote, and published at least forty-five short stories while married to George Parsons Lathrop.
The chronology indicates that Rose's poetic work continues into 1894, the year before she separated from George Parsons Lathrop.