Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Nov 27, [1871?]

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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Nov 27, [1871?]

Description

Cushman asks James Fields for a favor on behalf of Stebbins who was upset about the "lack of applause" at a performance at the theater. Fields should print a comment in the [Boston Daily?] Advertiser or [Boston Daily Evening?] Transcript.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 12, FI 712

Date

1871-11-27

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[page 1] Monday
Dearest Annie. Like a goose, I forgot my Shakespere [sic] last night will you please give it to the +++ & will you lend me the Diamond Edition of Lowell for Miss Chapman to look at. another thing I want to ask of Jamie. Miss Stebbins has been in despair over the lack of applause at the Theater. & last Evening gave me the Enclosed paper to give to Jamie to have put into the adver-

[page 2] Advertiser or Transcript. Will he see that it is done. She thinks the word ought to be spoken-- somebody said something about it in the Evening Gazette yesterday--and a member of these words spoken may rouse the shy. conscious. prudent Scotch Yankee [?] to give the use of his own hands to the artist or lecturer. we had a lovely evening last evening. I was enchanted with Lowell as I always am & have been. & Miss Chapman has completely

[page 3] lost her heart to him - I enjoyed my evening very very much & Thank you as ever for every thing you say & do to-me-ward
Love to Jamie
Ever your attached friend
Charlotte

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

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Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Nov 27, [1871?],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed May 19, 2022, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/167.

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