Letter and portraits [manuscript], n.d.


Letter and portraits [manuscript], n.d.

In a letter to Samuel G. Goodrich, ca. 1837, Hale explains that she has "just sent the poem to my publisher for the mag. I have recalled it and return it to you - but I think the 'Amulet' the best. However you may insert the one which is most convenient." With the letter are are three pictures of Sarah Hale, an engraving and two magazine prints.

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