Letters

L' Ascension du mont Ventoux

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Francesco Petrarca


Au printemps 1336, François Pétrarque entreprend avec son frère l'ascension du mont Ventoux, qui, de ses 1912 mè…

Mark Twain's Travel Letters from 1891-92

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Mark Twain


This collection of Mark Twain travel letters was compiled by Barbara Schmidt for her website, TwainQuotes.com. According to his biographer, …

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…

Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends

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John Keats


These are the letters of John Keats, as written to family, close friends and others during his brief, eventful years as an artist. (However,…

Letters on England

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Voltaire


Voltaire spent his early thirties in England as an exile following the Bastille imprisonment for his satires. With passionate admiration, he…

Deer Godchild

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Marguerite Bernard and Marguerite Bernardandedith Serrell


A young New-Yorker of twelve heard an appeal for the Fatherless Children of France and his heart was touched. He had no money, but he resolv…

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 to a Friend, Written to Mrs. Ezra S. Carr, 1866-1879

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John Muir


When John Muir was a student in the University of Wisconsin he was a frequent caller at the house of Dr. Ezra S. Carr. The kindness shown hi…

Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

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Sir Walter Scott


A series of letters written by Scott on the history of witchcraft and other supernatural events in England and other locations. He documents…

Le trésor épistolaire de la France. 1ère série: du 16e au 18e siècle

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Eugène Crépet


"Le Trésor épistolaire de la France: Choix des lettres les plus remarquables au point de vue littéraire" est …

Glimpses of Bengal

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Rabindranath Tagore


The book is a selection of letters written by Tagore, in various places in Bengal, India.

An Authentic Narrative of Some Remarkable and Interesting Particulars in the Li…

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John Newton


John Newton, best known for his hymn "Amazing Grace", for his former life as a slave trader and as eventual opponent of the slave …

The Letters of Madame de Sévigné to Her Daughter and Friends

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Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, Marie De Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise De Sévigné and Marie De Rabutin-Chantal


Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (5 February 1626 – 17 April 1696) was a French aristocrat famous for the precisi…

Above the French Lines

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Stuart Walcott


A collection of letters written by Stuart Walcott while training to be an aviator in France to prepare for combat. Walcott died in his first…

The Story of My Life, Part 2 (Letters 1887 - 1901)

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Helen Keller


When Helen Keller's autobiography was first published in 1903, Part 1 of this 3 part book, she was just a young woman studying at Radcliffe …

Letters from a Prairie Garden

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Edna W. Underwood


The "Letters from a Prairie Garden," are genuine letters and not fiction. They went through the mail. An explanatory word about th…

The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett (Incomplete Set)

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning


"In considering the question of publishing these letters, which are all that ever passed between my father and mother, for after their …

Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son, on the Bible and Its Teachings

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John Quincy Adams


A collection of nine letters written by the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams, to his teenage son. "Their purpose…

Letters to Catherine E. Beecher in Reply to an Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism

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Angelina Emily Grimké


This is a collection of thirteen letters from Angelina Grimké on the subjects of abolitionism and human rights in the United States.

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