This note (which appears to be a draft) contains a summary by Perkins of De Quincey's 1853 January 8 letter, described as purchased from Dawson's Book Shop in February 1924, but has no transcription of that letter.
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968; Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
This pamphlet includes a reprinting of Helen Keller's 1932 January 13 letter to Dr. John Finley describing her visit to the Empire State Building. The front cover depicts Keller with her secretary, likely Polly Thompson. A two page spread shows the...
Archer writes about Oscar Wilde's play, coming out the next week. He seems to be concerned about it making money, and how they would make money if it did not go well. Several friends are mentioned, and at the end he asks who is Miss Rosa Lee?
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907; Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908; Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822; Keats, John, 1795-1821; Poetry; Illness; Transcriptions; Collecteana files
This letter is from "Tom." Aldrich denies the rumor that he might take a position at Harper's, describes the quality of his life, then talks about Shelley and Keats. He then discusses his wife's recent illness and his sea voyage, confesses he has...
This envelope is constructed from thin newsprint and features a handwritten address and an image of an airplane. There is also an Italian postage stamp on the front and a return address on the back. The envelope is badly ripped.