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A Woman's Love Letters

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Sophia Margaretta Hensley


This is a volume of love poems by Canadian poet Sophia Margaretta Hensley, also known as Sophie M. Almon-Hensley. The poems are written from…

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…

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…

The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise

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Pierre Abélard


Heloise was a strong-willed and gifted woman who was fluent in Latin, Greek and Hebrew, and came from a lower social standing than Abelard. …

The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton, Volume I

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Horatio Nelson


Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was an English flag officer famous …

Letters from a Cat

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Helen Hunt Jackson


Letters from a Cat: published by her mistress for the benefit of all cats and the amusement of little children is a collection of letters th…

Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent.

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Washington Irving


The Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. (1824) is a compilation of eight humorous and observational letters written by American writer, Wash…

The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

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Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe


Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe moved to California from Massachusetts during the Gold Rush of the mid-1800’s. During her travels, Louise w…

Epistolae, the letters of Dante

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Dante Alighieri


This volume contains the thirteen letters of the poet Dante Alighieri translated from their original Latin, including the famous and controv…

Letters From America

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Rupert Brooke


"[Rupert Brooke] started in May 1913 on a journey to the United States, Canada, and the South Seas, from which he returned next year at…

A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie

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Joseph Benjamin Polley


Whether written in camp, in hospital, or in hospitable home, the letters tell a plain, unvarnished, and true story of the observations and e…

The Letters of Jane Austen

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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…

Five Years of My Life 1894-1899

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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…

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 of Travel

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Rudyard Kipling


Three books of travel writing (between them covering the USA, Canada, Japan and Egypt) by the Nobel Prize winning author of the Just So Stor…

Letters from England, 1846-1849

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Elizabeth Davis Bancroft


Elizabeth Bancroft went to England with her husband, historian George Bancroft, for three of the most dynamicy years in European hstory. As …

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…

The Good Soldier; A Selection Of Soldiers' Letters, 1914-1918

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N. P. Dawson


“Here are boys, all sorts of boys: French, English, Italian, American… These are soldiers’ letters written home. But reading, one finds t…

Letters from Egypt

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Lucie Duff-Gordon


As a girl, Lady Duff-Gordon was noted both for her beauty and intelligence. As an author, she is most famous for this collection of letters …

Selected Works: Letters, Sketches and Stories

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Voltairine De Cleyre


Voltairine de Cleyre was an American anarchist. She was skilled in many subjects and wrote essays, poems, letters, sketches, stories and spe…

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