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To: ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS January 26, [1863], Wheeling[1] I know you will forgive me, dear Annie for not writing sooner. I’ve abandoned mail—to be fitted and inspected and looked at by women with mouths full of pins[2] and me eye shut, and I’m tired of…

To JAMES T. FIELDS and ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS August 4, [1862], Wheeling I don’t know which to write to. I cannot separate you, and I do want a good talk to both of you this tropical morning. Such a long time since we looked out on the bay from that…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS [c. December 1863], Philadelphia Dear Annie, You don’t know how it touches me that you should sit down at odd moments to say a word to me–just because it must be said—so different that is from a set letter. I never have heard…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDSOctober 9, [1862], Wheeling My dear Annie I wonder if you think western savages are ungrateful. I meant to answer your letter very soon, but since then, my sister and mother[1] have been ill, and I, tired out, most of the time 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…

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 &…
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