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  • Tags: Nathaniel Hawthorne

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS June 27 [1864], Philadelphia Not a day has passed since your letter came in which you have not been thought if not spoken of here but I have not written, waiting from day to day to know when we were going so as to tell you how…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS [April 12, 1864], Philadelphia My dear dear Annie Clarke has just sent me up your note and I must answer it myself, though maybe he may from the office. I wanted to write before only to say I loved you— God knows how dear and…

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 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 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…

"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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