Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, [July 24, 1854]
Greenwood recounts Fields' visit last week which she immensely enjoyed.
CreditHuntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda
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[page 4 – included on page 1] I hope you have not forgotten, as we shall not ever forget, your visit to us last week
It had been long promised and we were weary of waiting. but our welcomes were hearty and our farewells reluctant. How immensely witty you were and how intensely you relished our rasberries [sic]. Indeed we have
[page 1] Dear Fields.
I send you a copy of a poem of mine which lately appeared in the "London Illustrated News". Will you be kind enough to have it republished in "The Transcript"? I would like to have
[page 1 added vertically] seldom enjoyed a visit from you so much. charming as your society always is. Love to Ticknor. and chide him for never having honored us by ever a call. Let him learn better manners and kinder dispositions from the junior partner. Regards to Mr. Parker the agreeable who came with you the other day.
[page 2] it appear sometime this week. Mr. Devereny [?] wishes to send on some of his drawing for my little book for me to look at, before engraving. Are you receiving packages from Philadelphia in which these
[page 3] could be enclosed? or will you allow for the express charges? Could I have had my way, the illustrations would not only have been ordered but executed before I left Philadelphia under my direction.
[envelope] Grace Greenwood
James Fields Esq.
(Ticknor & Fields)
Washington & School St.