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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Edwin Cushman, Aug 23, 1869

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Cushman reprimands Ned for his carelessness in regard to writing his letters and paying the postage.She has read Clanson's letter and approves his business proposal. However, he advises Ned to write Clanson another letter and ask Mr. Crow to obtain a…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 22, 1869

CCP 4, 1165-1185, CC to ECC 1869 August (1)-7-9.pdf
Cushman's leg is slowly getting better yet is still swollen and inflamed. She offers a home remedy for toothache for Emma's baby.Ned is returning to Boston on August 31. Cushman advises him to borrow money upon his return as the conversion from gold…

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, 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 29, 1869

CCP 4, 1134-1143, CC to ECC 1869 June-12-14.pdf
Cushman has received an important business note from Wayman Crow, who is shaken by his sister's death. She hopes that Ned will ease his anxieties by taking on some of his work. Cushman also asks Emma to send her Longfellows' translation of…

"How Charlotte Cushman Came to Play 'Nancy Sykes,'" The Superior Times, Oct 26, 1878

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The reprint from Brewster's article for the Boston Advertiser speaks to Cushman’s performance as Nancy Sykes before she went to England. It is a glowing review and covers Cushman’s financial precarity and beginning of her career. The article is…

Anne Brewster about Financial Independence, Diary Entry Excerpts (1878)

ABP Box 5 2, diary 1878 Sep, joys of financial independence.pdf
Anne Brewster finds herself earning "a comfortable independence." She is far better off than a year ago, working for Daily Evening Telegraph and Boston Advertiser. Credit The Library Company of Philadelphia

Anne Brewster about Journalism and Finances, Diary Entry Excerpts (1876)

ABP Box 4 5, diary 1876 concerning journalism and finances.pdf
Brewster writes about health and financial concerns, she receives payment every 6 months and mentions her work for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, the Boston Advertiser, the N.Y. Graphic, and the New Century.She feels content to be "of money value…

Anne Brewster about Blackwood and Gender Differences, Diary Entry Excerpts (1878)

ABP 5 1, Diary 1878, consideration of Blackwood. Gender Differences.pdf
The diary entries include discussions of illness, Brewster's anticipation of death, social networking, and payment negotiations with the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin and the Evening Telegraph. Brewster's brother initiated these negotiations as he…