Helen Hunt Jackson letters and photo, 1871-1880.


Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Helen Hunt Jackson letters and photo, 1871-1880.

Helen Hunt Jackson letters and photo, 1871-1880.

The collection consists of 6 items: letter to Messrs. Hurd & Houghton, 18 June 1871, giving her current address and requesting that any books be sent there; a long letter to Robert, 15 April 1875, full of personal news and her progress in writing; letter to Emma Taylor Lamborn, 26 Dec. 1878, expressing sympathy for her brother's death and including a poem, "Bayard Taylor;" to Mrs. E.C. Stedman, 9 Nov. [1880], declining an invitation due to "undergoing a detestable experience of dentistry"; check, 2 Oct. 1877, to A.G. Lincoln for $20.58 from the El Paso County Bank of Colorado. Also, cabinet card portrait, identified on verso as "E.C. Stedman's photo of H.H."

6 items.

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Lamborn, Emma Taylor

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Emma Taylor Lamborn was the wife of an army officer and the sister of writer Bayard Taylor. She published children's stories, and sketches of people and places she encountered in her travels. From the description of Emma Taylor Lamborn correspondence, 1857-1884. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56429540 ...

Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885

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Helen Hunt Jackson was the daughter of Nathan Welby and Deborah Fiske. She was educated in New England female preparatory schools and was a classmate and friend of Emily Dickinson. In 1852 she married Captain Edward Bissell Hunt. He died in 1863; the two sons of this marriage also died in childhood. After the death of her husband she established herself as a writer of popular verse and stories; later she became interested in the tradegy of American Indian affairs. In 1875 she married William Sha...

Stedman, E. C., Mrs.,

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Hurd & Houghton

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