Transcription of Doddridge's June 8 letter to his wife. The transcriber has included the year 1734 in brackets as part of the transcription, as well as supplementary information on the people mentioned in Doddridge's letter.
In this typed letter to Sterling, Dreiser says of San Francisco that he "never saw a city I liked better, not even Paris." He goes on to suggest that Sterling start a theatre in the city, ending his letter with "Why not?"
Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, Earl of, 1848-1930; Collecteana files
A tiny scrap of thick paper written on in pencil, shortly describing the nature of Balfour's letter to Rideing. Perkins characterizes this letter as an invitation to a party during which "matters literary" would be the topic of conversation.
Short letter from October 1933. Kent writes that his correspondent's letter has gone unanswered for two months because he wanted to write, rather than dictate, a reply. He thanks her for her "interest in what I do. I do thank you for the happiness...
Perkins transcribes a letter from Bancroft to a congressman telling him that he approves of the congressman's work and wants him to visit Bancroft in Boston. The letter was written in 1855, Perkins thinks, but is not sure.