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To JAMES T. FIELDS [mid-December 1861], Wheeling Mr. Fields I write just to thank you for Rab and his friends[1] a bit of homely nature that ought to bring tears to anybody’s eyes. You are very good to give up to all my whims— That “pheasant”…

To JAMES T. FIELDS November 26, 1861, Wheeling Mr. Fields May I shake hands with you in our Virginia fashion? You have made the day a very happy one for me. I cannot tell you what old childish fancies surged up at the sight of Longfellow and…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDSDecember 6, 1862, Wheeling                I meant to write to you dear Annie as soon as I returned from Pa.[1] but have been prevented from one day to another—I wish you and Mr. Fields could have been with me up…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS July 10, [1862], Baltimore   Dear Annie and Annie’s vis-a-vis at the breakfast table—for I hope you are there—that I may say good morning. I hope the sun is glinting on the ivy trailed over the vase—and that the sea…

"In the Gray Cabins of New England" AN Englishman who recently visited this country wrote from Boston to a friend: As I have so little time in America, I have decided to spend it all in New England. It is the American race that I wish to study, nor…
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