Aldrich dispels a rumor about himself. He discusses Shelley and Keats. Aldrich tells Edward of his condition in America, how he is living. Aldrich mentions he has not read Stedman's latest work. And then he talks of his summer and his wife.
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...
Letter written in black ink on off-white paper. Sterling recounts his latest bout of gastritis due to alcohol and passes on information from Sinclair's brother-in-law on how to secure a place on a steamer to China. Refers to Carroll as "Joe."