Letter from Charlotte Cushman to James Fields, [before 1876]

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Title

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to James Fields, [before 1876]

Description

Charlotte Cushman asks James to forward her regrets to Mr. Longfellow as she will not be able to meet with him because she is departing for Newport.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 12, FI 719

Date

before 1876

Type

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Text

[page 1] Dear friend
I ought to go to New Port [Newport] this afternoon. I ought to have gone on Saty [Saturday]. on Friday. & now I am really going tomorrow. so I shall not be able to accept the Kind [?] visitations of Mr Longfellow on Wednesday. will you convey to him my regrets at missing his visit - and also my inability to go out to see him. Mr +++ comes [?] this Monday [?]. & has gone this afternoon. your note came too late for me to

[page 2] deliver your message to him. I am not feeling well today or would come again & see you
Ever yours & Annies [inserted, sic] aff [affectionately]
Charlotte
I have seen Mr Warwood.
Many thanks to Annie.

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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Citation

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to James Fields, [before 1876],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed August 10, 2022, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/173.

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