Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, [July 24, 1854]

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Title

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, [July 24, 1854]

Subject

United States--Philadelphia
Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904
Frustration
Friendship
Relationships--Networks
Journalists/Writers
Artists--Painters--US American
Transcript
London Illustrated News

Description

Greenwood has sent one of her poems which has recently appeared in the London Illustrated News and asks Fields to republish it in the Transcript. Mr. Devereny will send drawings for her book to review before engraving and asks Field whether these could be included in packages sent to him from Philadelphia.
Greenwood recounts Fields' visit last week which she immensely enjoyed.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1740

Date

1854-07-24

Type

Reference

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Text

[page 4 – included on page 1] I hope you have not forgotten, as we shall not ever forget, your visit to us last week
It had been long promised and we were weary of waiting. but our welcomes were hearty and our farewells reluctant. How immensely witty you were and how intensely you relished our rasberries [sic]. Indeed we have

[page 1] Dear Fields.
I send you a copy of a poem of mine which lately appeared in the "London Illustrated News". Will you be kind enough to have it republished in "The Transcript"? I would like to have

[page 1 added vertically] seldom enjoyed a visit from you so much. charming as your society always is. Love to Ticknor. and chide him for never having honored us by ever a call. Let him learn better manners and kinder dispositions from the junior partner. Regards to Mr. Parker the agreeable who came with you the other day.
Grace

[page 2] it appear sometime this week. Mr. Devereny [?] wishes to send on some of his drawing for my little book for me to look at, before engraving.  Are you receiving packages from Philadelphia in which these

[page 3] could be enclosed? or will you allow for the express charges? Could I have had my way, the illustrations would not only have been ordered but executed before I left Philadelphia under my direction.

[envelope] Grace Greenwood
James Fields Esq.
(Ticknor & Fields)
Washington & School St.
Boston
Mass

From

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904

To

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

Location

Lynn, MA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

42.466763

Geocode (Longitude)

-70.949493

Location (Recipient)

Washington & School Street, Boston, MA, US

Geocode Recipient (Latitude)

42.3574052

Geocode Recipient (Longitude)

-71,0583315

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Citation

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904, “Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, [July 24, 1854],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed August 10, 2022, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/737.

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