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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…

"Walhalla" A FEW years ago a young English artist, named Reid, who was traveling through this country, stopped for a day or two at Louisville, having found an old friend there. He urged this gentleman to go with him into the mountainous region of…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDSJune 4, [1862], New York City My dear Mrs. Fields Will you be glad to see me soon? At home I always promise myself a pleasure every Saturday night—after the fashion of our ‘plus [ ]’ brothers. So next Saturday morning I…

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…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS May 15, [1862], Wheeling   Certainly my dear Mrs Fields. If I go I will go to you first.[1] Thank you for telling me exactly what you would like. If I can come I will be there the first or second week in June. But I am not very…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDSFebruary 14, 1862, Wheeling  My dear Mrs. Fields, I send the warmest greetings this snowy day to you and Dr. Putnam[1] for the effort you both have made to give me pleasure. You speak of a breath of spring. It is like a breath…
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