Box BW 27
Contains 52 Results:
Henry Mills Alden, the editor of Harper's Magazine, writes to Caroline Ticknor about his regrets to attending a tribute to Julia Ward Howe and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, and offering compliments to Howe and Higginson for their noble enterprises and distinction to the American social and literary life of their time.
Edward Bellamy note to Benjamin Ticknor congratulating him on his new publishing firm of Ticknor and Company and to request payment for his work. He mentions his upcoming work of two stories (unnamed). The next book that Ticknor and Company publishes for him is "Looking Backward" (1888).
William Cullen Bryant note to James T. Fields written on the stationery of The Evening Post, responding to Fields request for his poem, Bryant explains that he would not send the poem as a single item but only as part of a collection of his poems.
Edwin Lassetter Bynner letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor and a note to Caroline Ticknor, 1886 August 1, no year April 24
Rose Terry Cooke letter to Benjamin Ticknor, 1889 September, writes about her health and financial stress and wants to move to Boston if that would give her more work.
The letter from Alice Durand to Benjamin Ticknor is signed under her pseudonym, "Henri Greville" 1886, February 9,about the success of her lecture tour on the East Coast and asks for more advertising. She also mentions copyright law and Richard Watson Gilder's work on it in New York.
Edward Everett note to George Ticknor 1864 November,about visiting him at his office with the [Report]. He writes that he is enclosing Alberi's interesting letter (not enclosed) and that he left two other copies of the volume at Ticknor's house yesterday.
Unpublished manuscript "A Newspaper Critic". Fawcett had a famous dislike of critics and may have written this out one evening while discussing critics with fellow authors. See Caroline Ticknor's Glimpses of Authors, pages 65-73.
Eugene Field letter to Benjamin Ticknor on 1887 [Mayhem] 22, with a small drawing of his self portrait and comparing it to Dante on the stationery. He writes about sending news clippings, engravings, self portrait, stories, and critical reviews. He mentions that he is sick of critics and imagines whether it would be better for posterity to leave his manuscript to be discovered later.
Mary Wilkins Freeman note to Caroline Ticknor 1906, December 28,sending regrets to her invitation to the tribute of Julia Ward and Colonel Higginson because she is busy with work and suffering from an attack of rheutatism. She will send a telgram congratulating them.
Edmund Gosse letter to James R. Osgood on 1885 May 1 about a prospective book on his lectures ("From Shakspeare to Pope) and terms for publishing one edition with Osgood and one with the University of Cambridge.
Joel Chandler Harris letter to James R. Osgood and Company 1883 July 24 on The Constitution stationery about Harris's second book, Nights with Uncle Remus.
Joel Chandler Harris note to Benjamin Ticknor on 1887 February 25 on The Constitution stationery about the publication of a short story, Free Joe and Other Georgia Sketches
Joel Chandler Harris note to Benjamin Ticknor and James R. Osgood and Company on  April 23, writing that Harris would only be willing to illustrate the particular part of the Uncle Remus that is confined to animal subbects and discussion of the price.
Hearn writes to James Osgood about the publication of his book, Stray Leaves from Stray Literature ,an anthology of fables, from Indian, Polynesian, Buddhist, Egyptian, and Persian parables and fables. Hearn referred to it as a collection of "very strange and beautiful literatures." Osgood published it in June 1884, the month following this letter.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson note to Caroline Ticknor on 1903 May 29, about his address on the centenary of Ralph Waldo Emerson's birth, published in June 1903.He mentions that Samuel Taylor Coleridge can help at the museum and he is the man who is deeply interested in American Literature.
William Dean Howells note to Benjamin Ticknor on 1887 July 24, about a reprint of Howells edition of his novels and the financial terms of their contract.
William Dean Howells note to Benjamin Ticknor on 1883 November 15, thanking Ticknor for writing to him about the little book, A Little Girl Among the Old Masters which was a collaboration between Howells and his daughter, Mildred Howells
William Dean Howells note to Benjamin Ticknor on 1885 July 30, about the publication of The Rise of Silas Lapham, Tuscan Cities, and Poems