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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 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 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 ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS January 10, [1863], Wheeling Only last night dear Annie your Christmas greeting came—too late, too, for me to say to you then how glad I was you had remembered me. It was such a beautiful gift, in conception and reality, just…

To JAMES T. FIELDS October 20, [1862], Wheeling My dear friend Here is the Christmas story, [1] which I hope you will like. I am sure my heart never wrote one as much before. I received Annie’s letter the other day, it must have crossed mine. I am…

To JAMES BLAINE WILSON May 13, [1861], Wheeling My dear Jim[1] We have just received a letter from Aunt Blaine[2] in which she says that you have not had a line from any of us. I think that is very strange as Emmy[3] wrote a long letter to Callie by…

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…

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 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 December 23, [1864?], Wheeling My dear Annie I send you the Christmas greetings with a warmth of meaning—new and deeper to me than ever before, I think. The past year has come to us so bright with blessing—with the mark of…
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