My dear Miss Sewell, Miss Cleveland did not put her direction in full so that I must ask you to be so kind as to enclose this note to her. I am afraid people would have an over dose of America if I put in both journals together and I don’t think the contrast would be so much in favour of the North as she thinks, since these holiday makings, so pleasantly described are not quite ... continue reading
My dear Miss Cleveland, Thank you for your very interesting despatch, which we read with much enjoyment. The account of the Freedmen is especially interesting, and I feel quite sorry to have to put it off so long, as I shall be obliged to do, in order to get to the end of the Southern journal. I shall however have a letter written from Philadelphia in the next number, giving the account of the general mourning ... continue reading
My dear Miss Cleveland, I am greatly obliged by your kind notes, and the books which give a very sad and interesting picture. I have read about half through the first volume, and have been greatly interested by many of the lives.
Thanks too for the permission to use those sketches of the good works done among the negroes for Mission Life, it is a very good magazine, edited by the Reverend J.W. Halcombe, and published by ... continue reading
My dear Miss Cleveland
I knew your name directly and well remembered your visit at Otterbourne. I am greatly obliged to you for the elucidation of reef of Norman’s woe. I was highly dissatisfied with the idea that it was connected with the White ship, but having nothing more definite to put in its stead I let it stand. I strongly suspect that the word Woe - which I see in one version is Oh, ... continue reading