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  • Collection: Letters

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS[mid-1863], Philadelphia Dear Annie I hurry these off in the evening’s mail. I think I did send one to Mr & Mrs Waterston[1] but send one undirected—won’t you find out if I did and repair the omission—if not? I…

To JAMES T. FIELDS March 14[?], [1862], Washington, Pennsylvania Mr Fields I feel a little uneasy at not hearing from you in relation to the time you would like to have the new story.[1] I find I must divide it into two parts–for two nos. Will you…

To JAMES T. FIELDS March 7[?], [1862], Washington, Pennsylvania[1] Mr. Fields Will you be indulgent with me? I had planned and partly ended a new story for you, but I burnt it and began again this morning.[2] I am sure you would rather I would take…

To JAMES T. FIELDS February 20, 1862, Wheeling Rec’d of Ticknor & Fields $200 February 20, 1862 Rebecca Harding Many thanks. I did not need so much—let us rest in the money question now until we are “straight”—and I am out of debt. That…

To JAMES T. FIELDS February 14, 1862, Wheeling Mr Fields Do women ever change their minds? You offered to advance me some money on ‘Margret’ and I declined, but this morning I would see my way clearer through some accounts if I could ask you for…

To JAMES T. FIELDS February 8, [1862], Wheeling Mr. Fields, I enclose Mr. Leland’s card. [1] I am afraid you will write me down ‘our troublesome contribution.’ By the way. Mr. Fields, do you publish any but English books? I want some three of…

To JAMES T. FIELDS [early 1862], Wheeling My dear friend. Here are “The Gurneys.” [1] I hope they will please you better than they do me. The pages read “fagged” to me, and I am tired and need rest. Tell dear Annie I received her letter day…

To JAMES T. FIELDS January 21, [1862?], Wheeling Mr. Fields— I have not received the book yet, but I thank you for it prophetically. As to Margret—yes—please send me 20 copies by express and ask “the publisher” to settle for price charges,…

To JAMES T. FIELDS January 16, [1862] Mr. Fields I think you are right about John Lamar—Won’t you do something for me--if you think it quite proper? write a note on my behalf to that clergyman and ask him for the notes of the sermon for me to…

To JAMES T. FIELDS January 9, [1862], Wheeling Mr. Fields Is it too late to put a sentence onto John Lamar? I will write it on the other side. It is to go where Dorr and Lamar are talking just before the sentence, “The mills of God grind surely…
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