Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, May 20, 1849

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Title

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, May 20, 1849

Subject

Arts--Literature
Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904
United States--Boston
Illness
Relationships--Networks

Description

Greenwood trusts Fields to do what he thinks best about the volume until she reaches Boston by the end of June. Whittier agrees with Fields in regards to the name of the work. Greenwood has recently come off the sickbed after overexerting herself with housework.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

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

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1754

Date

1849-05-20

Type

Reference

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Text

[page 1] Dear Mr. Fields. I received yours of April 21st and the Osgood poem in good time, and should have sooner replied and acknowledged only. your own excuse incessant occupation. Do as you think best about the vol [volume]. I know I can trust you entirely. We +++will settle everything when I reach

[page 2] Boston, which I hope may be by the last of June. Whittier writes me that he agrees with you in regard to the titles +++ of the work and likes the name very well. I think it is hardly best for you to forward those works now. But when you see me, I will promise to receive [?] them with unmitigated gratitude.

[page 3] I can only write a line and that horribly, as I am in much haste just now, and am but just off a sickbed to which I was brought by overexertion in the house. cleaning line. Isn't that shocking, my poet friend?
Kind remembrances to Giles and Whipple.
Ever yours
Sara J. Clarke

From

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

To

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

Location

New Brighton, PA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

40.7303434

Geocode (Longitude)

-80.3100627

Location (Recipient)

-70.949493

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Citation

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904, “Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, May 20, 1849,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed August 10, 2022, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/780.

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