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Letter from Geraldine Jewsbury to Emma Stebbins, Feb 6, 1877

CCP Box 11 Jewsbury, Geraldine to Stebbins, Emma. Feb 1877. 3462-3471.pdf
While working on the memoir of Charlotte Cushman, Emma Stebbins has made a request to Jewsbury, asking for her letters from 30 years ago. Although there are no 'secrets' in those letters, Jewsbury seems reluctant to hand them to Stebbins. The…

Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, Sept 21, [1875] & Oct 7, 1875

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, Sept 21, [1875].pdf
Emma Stebbins calls Charlotte Cushman Regina, like Helen Hunt, and writes about the obstacles that Cushman is facing, also in terms of health issues.Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript…

Partial Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, Sept 10, [1875]

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, Sept 10, [1875].pdf
Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, Aug 17, 1875

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, Aug 17, 1875.pdf
Charlotte Cushman "had been in such constant suffering during the summer." Emma Stebbins repeatedly mentions Mr. Lippi as Cushman's doctor. Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division,…

Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, June 22, [1875]

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, June 22, [1875].pdf
Emma Stebbins, Charlotte Cushman, and Lanier suffer from health problems.Emma suggests and supports a meeting between her brother and Lanier.Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division,…

Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, May 2, 1875

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, May 2, 1875.pdf
Both Charlotte Cushman and Emma Stebbins are friends with Lanier. A college of music about to be established in NYC. A close relative of Stebbins asked her for advice about the conservatoire of Paris but she doesn’t know much about it, which is why…

Partial Transcript of Letter from Edwin Cushman to Sidney Lanier, July 2[?], 1876

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, July 2, 1876.pdf
Financial details of contract between Osgood and Stebbins discussed Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Partial Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, April 10, 1878

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, April 10, 1878.pdf
Emma Stebbins informs Lanier that he does not have much time left to contribute to the biography as it will be handed over to the publisher soon.Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division,…

Partial Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, Nov 29, 1877

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, Nov 29, 1877.pdf
Emma Stebbins deems Charlotte Cushman's time in England to be the most difficult period to cover for the biography due to the lack of facts. Stebbins is very concerned about the idea that the biography is mostly based on facts as opposed to insecure…

Transcript of Letter from Emma Stebbins to Sidney Lanier, Aug 10, [1877]

JLP 2 Stebbins to Lanier, Aug 10, 1877.pdf
Due to health issues, Emma Stebbins is "obliged to give up again the work" on the Cushman biography. Transcripts by Jennie Lorenz Credit Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.