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The Letters of Jane Austen

Read by Elizabeth Klett


Jane Austen


This recording includes a selection of Jane Austen's letters, edited by Susan Coolidge and chosen from the collection of Austen's great-neph…

The Letters of a Post-Impressionist

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Vincent Van Gogh


“Being the Familiar Correspondence of Vincent Van Gogh ... [Van Gogh's] art was appreciated during his life only by a very few and it is but…

Letters of a Woman Homesteader

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Elinore Pruitt Stewart


The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for hers…

The Silence Dogood Letters

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Benjamin Franklin


As a teenager, Benjamin Franklin apprenticed with his brother James at the shop where The New-England Courant was printed. Since James would…

Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888

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Frances M. A. Roe


"There appeared from the bushes in front of me, and right in the path, two immense gray wolves . . . Rollo saw them and stopped instan…

Hospital Sketches

Read by Aaron Elliott


Louisa May Alcott


Alcott in 1862 served as a nurse in Georgetown, D.C during the Civil War. She wrote home what she observed there. Those harrowing and someti…

Selected Letters of Ludwig van Beethoven

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Ludwig Van Beethoven


A selection of Beethoven's letters from the compilation by Ludwig Ritter von Köchel (1800-1877) and Ludwig Nohl (1831-1885), and transl…

Emily Dickinson on Death

Read by Libby Gohn


Emily Dickinson


Emily Dickinson is one of the most intriguing of American poets. Since she grew increasingly reclusive, very few of her poems were published…

The Letters of Mark Twain, Complete

Read by James K. White


Mark Twain


These letters were arranged in two volumes by Albert Bigelow Paine, Samuel L. Clemens's literary executor, as a supplement to Mark Twain, A …

A Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba

Read by Sibella Denton


Mary Georgiana Caroline Hall


In 1881, Mrs. Cecil Hall's brother went to Manitoba to farm. In 1882, she went out for a visit of some two months, and followed that visit w…

The Wound Dresser

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Walt Whitman


The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New…

Letters on an Elk Hunt

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Elinore Pruitt Stewart


This is a sequel to Letters of a Woman Homesteader in which Elinore Rupert (Pruitt) Stewart describes her arrival and early years on a Burnt…

Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Father and His Youngest Sister

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Ulysses S. Grant


Among the national leaders whose names will always hold an honorable place in American history is Ulysses S. Grant, the simple-hearted man a…

Desde mi celda - cartas literarias

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Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer


Esta obra de trata de 09 cartas literarias escritas por el autor durante su estadía en el monasterio de Veruela en el invierno de 186…

Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

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Mary Wollstonecraft


Published in 1796, Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark is a personal travel narrative by the eighteenth-…

Robert Browning 200th Anniversary Collection

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Robert Browning


For this collection, LibriVox volunteers made their own selections from Robert Browning's poetry and prose to celebrate the 200th anniversar…

Five Years of My Life 1894-1899

Read by Sue Anderson


Alfred Dreyfus


Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish captain in the French Army was court martialed in 1894 on a trumped up charge of treason and condemned to life impr…

Letters to His Children

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Theodore Roosevelt


The strong, vigorous, exalted character of a doting father who loved playing with his children and their pets, even while serving as the Pre…

War Letters From A Young Queenslander

Read by Beth Thomas (1974-2020)


Robert Marshall Allen


Letters from a Brisbane doctor posted to the Western Front from 1914 to December 1915. He tells anecdotes of World War I including stories o…

Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne

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Dorothy Osborne


A lively, interesting and important collection of 17th century love-letters written by an English lady, against the background of the Civil …

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