Papers of Maria S. Cummins, 1850-1865.


Cummins, Maria S. (Maria Susanna), 1827-1866. Papers of Maria S. Cummins, 1850-1865.

Papers of Maria S. Cummins, 1850-1865.

The collection contains a manuscript poem "To Miss M. Cummins." Literary correspondence includes a letter of thanks for suggestions on organizing writing time; offers to publish articles in "The Home Weekly" and a new newspaper of W.E. Hilton & Co.; discuss proofreading and corrections, and the subtitle to "El Fureidîs." Letters from readers praise her books "The Lamplighter" and "Mabel Vaughan" for their plot, characterizations, and morality. Personal correspondence discusses a trip to England including a visit to the Crystal Palace; debts of an acquaintance; and sermons of Horace Bushnell. There are also three letters, 1859, from an unidentified sailor in the Indian Ocean to a New England sweetheart.

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