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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Hanson A. Risley, Feb 5, 1869

CC to Mr Risley, Feb 5, 1869.pdf
Charlotte Cushman is grateful for Risley's support in becoming a shareholder of the Seneca Stone Quarry and in pushing the careers of her step nephews. She speaks of a mutual friend in politics who is known for his "sagacity &…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 3, 1869

CCP 4, 1165-1185, CC to ECC 1869 August (1)-24-25.pdf
Cushman informs Emma of some political news and is pleased that her "prognostication of three years ago" is turning out correct. Isa Blagden visited Cushman and spent a day with her. The pain sometimes prevents Cushman from getting a full night's…

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.pdf
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine is a Scottish magazine founded in 1817 by William Blackwood. The magazine is originally established as a Tory counterweight to the Whiggish Edinburgh Review and quickly gains notoriety by publishing satire on the…

"Letter from Rome," Boston Daily Advertiser, March 2, 1870

Brewster, Anne_Letter From Rome. Boston Daily Advertiser, March 2 1870.pdf
Brewster attends to social gatherings and a funeral in Rome. She characterizes the well-known Louis Veuillot as a "violent writer" whose articles often disclose secrets. Brewster repeatedly uses the term gossip in this article. Credit 19th Century…

"Letter from Rome," Boston Daily Advertiser, April 29, 1871

Brewster, Anne. Letter from Rome. Boston Daily Advertiser, 29 Apr. 1871. - cf. Item 257, but too early.pdf
Brewster appears as the "regular correspondent" from the Boston Daily Advertiser contributing one of her letters from Rome. The article lists members of the deputation, describes architectural sites in Rome, gives an account of archeological…

"Letter from Rome," Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, Sept 9, 1870

ABP 21 8 Press Clippings.pdf
Brewster writes about the political struggles for unification. Her account is based on her own experience and hearsay. She distinguishes true and fake accounts and traces the political negotiations with the Vatican. Credit The Library Company of…

"Miss Brewster," [New York Observer], [1881]

ABP 20 25 article on AB.pdf
The author describes Anne Brewster as a "well-known literary person[]" and a woman of "republican simplicity and cordiality" whose Monday afternoon receptions also attract "titled acquaintances."Brewsters work as a foreign correspondent has gained…

"Flunkyism in Washington," San Francisco Examiner, Jan 25, 1878

1878. San Francisco Examiner. Flunkyism in Wash.pdf
The reprint from The New York Times covers the "gay season" of Congress with its receptions. Greenwood is "disgusted with the flagrant flunkeyism shown here toward the occupants of the White House" and criticizes the hesitation with which the…