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.
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906; Women-Suffrage; Letters
Handwritten letter in sepia ink on off white paper with faint grid. Susan has received Aunt Eliza's letter and money to help with Susan Anthony's cause. Mentions her strive for freedom and equality for women. Talks about family and friends. Talks...
In this 1861 May 1 letter, Dickens mentions that "...the House of Commons likes these times, thinks them jaunty [...] and the Devil himself only knows what else." The envelope is enclosed inside the letter, and is addressed to his editor James Lowe.
Du Brey, Claire; Dressler, Marie, 1869-1934; Letters
In this letter to "Mr Sheffield," Claire Du Brey requests that he call again, since Marie Dressler was out and missed his telephone call. She also mentions that Dressler is on a "rest cure" and had hardly left the room for days.
In this letter, Berenson mentions letters that she has sent containing her correspondence with Bernard Berenson and his two sisters, Senda and Elizabeth. She also writes that she will be sending in more letters that she has found.
In this letter, Berenson thanks Frances for a present, then wishes her well. He also mentions a trip that he is taking. The letter is written on newsprint, and features a watermark in the shape of an airplane with "C. M. Fabriano."
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959; American Academy in Rome; Letters; Watermarks
In this letter, Berenson thanks Frances for her correspondence, then mentions the American Academy in Rome. The letter is written on newsprint and features a watermark in the shape of an airplane and the words, in part, "C. M. Fabriano."
Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Letters
In this letter, Berenson thatnks Frances for her letter as well as a brochure from her recent exhibition, which was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Berenson also mentions the health of Bernard Berenson (to whom she refers as B. B.), and her...
Hibbs, Marka Oliver; Photocopies; Scripps College; Ella Strong Denison Library; Collecteana files
In this letter, Hibbs thanks Harvey-Sahak for her invitation to a meeting of the MacPherson society, and expresses interest in Scripps' new library. She also mentions an enclosed gift for the MacPherson collection.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858; Letters; Sealing-wax; Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848;
In this letter, marked "Private," Benton mentions that he has taken interest in the questions that the recipient of this letter has asked, but cannot answer them himself. Benton advises this person to direct his queries toward Astor. Benton closes...
In this letter, typewritten on personalized stationery, Hoffman writes that she is glad to hear from Jaqua after such a long time, updates him on her life, then asks what he has been doing. She mentions a previous illness and her work. The letter...