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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 17, 1865

CCP 3, 841-843, CC to ECC Aug 17, 1865. Omeka.pdf
Charlotte Cushman discusses health issues, UK accommodation costs, how important it is to know French for one's reputation in Rome, and hints at a potential future pregnancy of Emma Crow referring to her son's "little sister who means to come some…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to William Wetmore Story, May 31, 1858

CCP 16 misc CC to WW Story May 31 1858 Omeka.pdf
Charlotte Cushman orders a copy of one of Story's statuettes and asks about one of his poems for her to read. She also informs him about taking a break from stage and reading performances ("I want a long rest from public life") and her moving to Rome…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Dec 26, 1862

CCP 2, 507-512, CC to ECC Dec 26 1862 Omeka.pdf
Charlotte Cushman would like her family to live closer to her, thinking of Ned but Emma Crow Cushman in particular. She mentions translation issues and cultural differences between Rome/Italy and the US. Cushman also informs Emma about the pain in…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Rosalie Sully [?], Nov 9, [1845]

CCP 7, 2287-2291, CC to 'dear friend'.pdf
Cushman describes how strenuous her latest performance of Fazio has been as she had to contend with a "cold audience" and the lacking performance of a fellow actor. But Rosalie's note, which she kept hidden "next her heart" during the play, gave her…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 28, 1865

CCP 3, 803-814, CC to ECC 1865, Aug 28.pdf
Cushman is glad to hear that Emma, Ned, and their baby are in good health. She is, however, worried about the baby striking his head when he learns to walk and asks Emma to inquire a doctor about some medicine as a precaution. She should also ask…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 25, 1865

CCP 3, 803-814, CC to ECC 1865, Aug 25.pdf
Cushman had been feeling "dreadfully depressed" due to the sulfur water but her doctor put her on saline chalybeate, which has improved her health significantly. Ned is suffering a few physical ailments as well, which Cushman ascribes to his…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 24, 1869

CCP 4, 1165-1185, CC to ECC 1869 August (1)-17-19.pdf
Cushman's leg is well enough for Sir James to leave her. However, she is to rest in bed so that the wound can heal properly. She is very anxious that her breast cancer will return, but Dr. Gray is optimistic it will not once the gland is removed.…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 20, 1869

CCP 4, 1165-1185, CC to ECC 1869 August (1)-1-6.pdf
Cushman has been restricted to bed by her doctor's orders. After a night's rest, he has found the breast hard but intends to consult a professor of surgery before he proceeds.She regrets that Emma's Nannie will not stay with her in Malvern and…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 1869

CCP 4, 1165-1185, CC to ECC 1869 August (1)-26-28.pdf
Cushman hopes that Ned will remain in America and go into iron business with Clanson. Emma has fallen ill with Scarlet fever and Cushman hopes that Dr. Sully can help her. Cushman herself has had trouble with her leg, breast, and stomach. However,…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Oct 4, 1865

CCP 3, Cushman correspondence 1865 15-17.pdf
Cushman has been feeling physically weaker and her disappointment in various people has added to her suffering. Especially Emma Stebbins' infidelity has affected her and only Emma Cushman's love has "[kept her] above drowning."Upon her arrival in…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Sep 29, 1865

CCP 3, Cushman correspondence 1865 12-14.pdf
Cushman has been anxious about the delivery of Ms. Jane's laces. She has been enjoying her peaceful stay in Wales, away from the noise of the city, and praises Miss Lloyd's efforts as a hostess. Sally has already left to attend to matters in…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman and Sallie Mercer to Emma Crow Cushman, Sep 26, 1865

CCP 3, Cushman correspondence 1865 9-11.pdf
Cushman was very worried about not having received a reply from Emma to the degree of feeling "weak & trembly."The man Cushman has instructed to oversee the passage of the horses is not able to speak English, therefore, Ned is supposed to…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Sep 21, 1865

CCP 3, Cushman correspondence 1865 6-8.pdf
Cushman recounts her travels with Miss Lloyd from Gateacre to Bolton Abbey. Miss Lloyd has convinced her to pay her a visit in Wales, which will cut her stay in London short. She is feeling much better in regards to her health as she realized that…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Sep 17, 1865

CCP 3, Cushman correspondence 1865 1-5.pdf
Cushman thanks Emma for her thoughtful letters and states that the world would be "very bare & bitter" without her. She asks Emma to be patient with her as she is still struggling with her health, but she assures her that she "shall come out all…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, July 25, 1869

CCP 4, 1153-1156, CC to ECC 1869 July.pdf
Cushman thanks Emma for the photographs she sent, especially the one of Carlino, which she put in a locket. She jokingly states that Carlino might rival Wayman as the most handsome of the family one day. She asks when Emma and her children will visit…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, June 28, 1869

CCP 4, 1134-1143, CC to ECC 1869 June-4-11.pdf
Cushman responds to Emma’s previous letters, expressing how much pain they have caused her. She is shocked that Emma would expect Cushman to tarnish her reputation so willingly. A "poor old worlded woman" exerted "pressure of her stupid little will"…

Haps and Mishaps Review, London Athenaeum, Nov 18, 1854

1854. London Athenaeum. Haps and Mishaps Review. Nov 18.pdf
The reviewer belittles Greenwood's admiring accounts of well-known people in her Haps and Mishaps of a Tour in Europe. The author criticizes her for misinterpreting certain conversations. Credit Hathi Trust

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Feb 11, 1854

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1796, SJL to JF, Feb 11, 1854.pdf
Greenwood has sent some books by express for Mary Howitt, who is currently searching for material regarding the early settlement of the Western states. Fields should forward the package to Lippincott & Grambo's "Cabinet History of the United…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Apr 13, 1852

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1778, SJL to JF, Apr 13, 1852.pdf
Greenwood regrets the lack of correspondence between Fields and her but is overjoyed at the prospect of seeing him again in England. She will leave Rome on the 15th and travel to Naples and Florence with the Hills. Recently she has not been in good…

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, [July 24, 1854]

Huntington, JTFP, Box 41, FI 1740, SJL to JF, July 24, 1854.pdf
Greenwood has sent one of her poems which has recently appeared in the London Illustrated News and asks Fields to republish it in the Transcript. Mr. Devereny will send drawings for her book to review before engraving and asks Field whether these…