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Anne Brewster about Spinsterhood and Privacy, Diary Entry Excerpts (1876)

ABP Box 4 5, diary 1876. Joys of Spinsterhood and Privacy.pdf
Brewster describes herself as a solitary old woman and spinster, "in love with my solitary life."By stating that "[i]t will be a hard winter in Rome especially for American astists, for there are no forestieri coming," Brewster assesses the economic…

Anne Brewster about Journalism and Finances, Diary Entry Excerpts (1876)

ABP Box 4 5, diary 1876 concerning journalism and finances.pdf
Brewster writes about health and financial concerns, she receives payment every 6 months and mentions her work for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, the Boston Advertiser, the N.Y. Graphic, and the New Century.She feels content to be "of money value…

Anne Brewster about Blackwood and Gender Differences, Diary Entry Excerpts (1878)

ABP 5 1, Diary 1878, consideration of Blackwood. Gender Differences.pdf
The diary entries include discussions of illness, Brewster's anticipation of death, social networking, and payment negotiations with the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin and the Evening Telegraph. Brewster's brother initiated these negotiations as he…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Mar 3, 1854

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1798, SJL to JF, Mar 3, 1854.pdf
Greenwood informs Fields about how he should take the medicine for nausea as prescribed by Dr. Laurie.Dickens awaits Haps and Mishaps with "friendly interest." She has not heard of Ticknor for some time and asks Fields to find poetry for The Little…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Dec 2, 1848

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1749, SJL to TF, Dec 2, 1848.pdf
Greenwood is pained to hear that Fields is "mad with a headache." She muses that the headache should "keep clear of the poets' head and heart" and rather seek out somebody where it will not be disturbed "by the outgoing of the responsive thoughts of…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Oct 19, 1848

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1750, SJL to JF, Oct 19, 1848.pdf
In the first half of the letter, Greenwood writes as Sara J. Clarke to Fields. She will not be able to return the following fall but wants to meet him in Boston in the summer. Many of her articles need to be revised and cannot be published yet but…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Sep 2, 1852

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1759, SJL to JF, Sep 2, 1852.pdf
Greenwood has had a headache and could not write herself which is why Mr. Bennoch wrote a letter to Fields instead. She hopes her advice on seasickness reaches him in time for his departure. Any letters addressed to her should be sent to Bennoch…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Nov 14, 1849

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1764, SJL to JF, Nov 14, 1849.pdf
Greenwood recounts Mr. Whipple's visit to Lynn.Mr. Phillips also left for California last March and has since left his friends anxious about his lack of contact. But a few weeks prior they heard the good news of him being on a…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Apr 10, 1849

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1770, SJL to JF, Apr 10, 1849.pdf
Greenwood is delighted to find a few of her favorite poems in Fields' new volume. Yet she is surprised to hear of the urgency in regard to the publication of Greenwood Leaves. Recently, she has not written much for publication as both her parents…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Dec 3, 1850

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1774, SJL to JF, Dec 3, 1850.pdf
Greenwood inquires of Fields about the release date of "History of my Pets." She suspects that she will not profit much from the fall publications. She asks Fields for another $250 for payments and expenses.Greenwood is currently "half sick with a…