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To JAMES T. FIELDS December 30, 1862, Wheeling My dear friend This will be handed to you by Professor Ch. D’Almeida of the University of Paris[1] whom I commend most earnestly to you and Annie. He has been travelling through our country for the…

To JAMES T. FIELDS May 14, [1862], Wheeling Mr Fields I send David Gaunt by today’s mail. Won’t you let me know if you give him cordial welcome as soon as possible for if not I must stay at home and write something else. But I hope you will make…

To JAMES T. FIELDS May 1, [1862], Wheeling Mr Fields I enclose Mr. Macmillan’s[1] letter for which I thank you. Will you explain one sentence for me? When he says he would like to publish a story of mine without announcing its American origin does…

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…

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following text offers the original serialized version of "A Story of To-Day" with comparative annotations of revisions for the book version, Margret Howth. The only instance in which revisions are not shown is the change in…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS August 28, [1862], Wheeling My dear Annie  Your letter did me so much good the other day. These are sad lonesome days for us here. The war is surging up close about us. O Annie if I could put into your and every true woman’s…

“The Mean Face of War." OF all the gods on Olympus Mars[1] is always the most popular figure. Especially is he heroic in the eyes of a nation which is just about to set the crown of Imperialism on its brows, to gird a sword on its thighs and drive…
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