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To JAMES T. FIELDS February 20, 1862, Wheeling Rec’d of Ticknor & Fields $200 February 20, 1862 Rebecca Harding Many thanks. I did not need so much—let us rest in the money question now until we are “straight”—and I am out of debt. That…

To JAMES T. FIELDS February 14, 1862, Wheeling Mr Fields Do women ever change their minds? You offered to advance me some money on ‘Margret’ and I declined, but this morning I would see my way clearer through some accounts if I could ask you for…

To JAMES T. FIELDS [early 1862], Wheeling My dear friend. Here are “The Gurneys.” [1] I hope they will please you better than they do me. The pages read “fagged” to me, and I am tired and need rest. Tell dear Annie I received her letter day…

To JAMES T. FIELDS January 21, [1862?], Wheeling Mr. Fields— I have not received the book yet, but I thank you for it prophetically. As to Margret—yes—please send me 20 copies by express and ask “the publisher” to settle for price charges,…

To JAMES T. FIELDS [December 30, 1861], Wheeling Mr. Fields I am glad that my poor Georgian[1] could find so warm a welcome in Massachusetts. Perhaps I need not have written it “with one hand tied behind my back” as Artemus Ward[2] says—after…

To JAMES T. FIELDS December, 20 [1861], Wheeling Mr. Fields I find that John Lamar was not mailed until Dec 11–and directed to J. T. Fields, Atlantic Monthly, Boston. Possibly it is still in the Boston P.O. I hope it is all right. The delay here…

To JAMES T. FIELDS November 16. 1861, Wheeling Mr Fields I am glad that you like the story so well. I will correct the numbers as you suggest. Indeed I will leave all “care of authorship” in your hands. You don’t know how your kindness touches…

To JAMES T. FIELDS Oct 31– 1861, Wheeling Mr Fields. Thank you very much. Both checks came safely. I will write a receipt on the other side. I have not yet begun the short story being worried about other things but will tomorrow. I hope sincerely…

To JAMES T. FIELDS Oct 25 1861, Wheeling Mr. Fields, I have not begun the short story because I have been sick since you wrote.– I will try now, though. Did you want it for the Atlantic? Please let me know. I am going to do something horrid now.…

To JAMES T. FIELDMay 27, [1862], Wheeling Many thanks. If you read David,[1] I have one request like Queen Esther.[2] Don’t leave anything out of it in publishing. A deformity is better than a scar you know. I do hope to see you early in June, but…
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