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To JAMES T. FIELDS December 2, [1862], Wheeling Received of Messrs Ticknor & Fields $120 for mss of Promise of the Dawn R. B. Harding Is that ship-shape? I would have sent it sooner but I was out of town when it came—up in Pennsylvania. That is…

To JAMES T. FIELDS November 10, [1862], Wheeling Mr. Fields Your “bow-wow”[1] letter was good and cordial inasmuch as it said very plainly— “good friends we are”— You will try and obtain an opening for me in England? I am especially…

To JAMES T. FIELDS November 3, [1862], Wheeling Mr. Fields. Forgive me for leaving your note so long unanswered. I accept your offer to write for the Atlantic exclusively for this (coming) year at 8 dollars a page. But if we can arrange for my…

To JAMES T. FIELDS [September?, 1862], Wheeling Many thanks for Mr. Cornhill’s letter. Another time I hope we will be more successful. I should like very much to have the next story published in an English magazine if you can achieve it for me. How…

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 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 ANNIE ADAMS FIELDSOctober 25, 1862, Wheeling  Dear Annie I wrote to you after you left home and meant to sit down and have a long talk with you, but a young lady friend dropped in on me—one of those exigeant people who absorb every moment—you…

To JAMES T. FIELDSSeptember 28, 1861  Mr. Fields I am sorry the story will be so tedious, everybody will be tired–you, too. I would have taken more pains if I had thought it would be so long.  Could you find out for me, please, how many ms pages…

To JAMES T. FIELDSSeptember 17, [1861], Wheeling I think you are very kind, Mr Fields.  I wish the time would come when I could oblige you.  I feel ashamed of myself about the name— hereafter you shall christen everything I write—and I am still…

To JAMES T. FIELDSSeptember 28, 1861, Wheeling Mr. Fields I am sorry the story will be so tedious, everybody will be tired–you, too. I would have taken more pains if I had thought it would be so long.  Could you find out for me, please, how many…
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