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.
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; 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...
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.
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.
In this letter written in black ink on blue paper, Sackville declines an invitation from Kenmare and mentions the publication of "Miniatures." Refers to Kenmare as "Hyacinth" and signs the letter as "Marguerite."
Adams, Lady (Agnes Anne), 1869-1942; Letters; Letterheads
Lady Agnes Adams writes about her South African violet. She mentions how she does not feel like an alien where she currently is because she is surrounded by friends and that perhaps she would feel like an alien if she went home. She ends the...
In this letter written in black ink on blue paper, Sackville mentions that her work may be published by a new firm and puts Kenmare in touch with poet Lewis Spence. Refers to Kenmare as "Hyacinth" and signs the letter as "Marguerite."