Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Oct 9, 1850

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Title

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Oct 9, 1850

Subject

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904
Arts--Literature
Gender Norms
Finances
Social Events
Humor

Description

Greenwood and Anna Phillips want to attend Jenny Lind's concert. She asks Fields whether he knows of any acquaintances who would accompany them and whether he could purchase the tickets for them. 

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1771

Date

1850-10-09

Type

Reference

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Text

[page 1] Dear Mr. Fields.
Anna Phillips and I are very anxious to hear Jenny Lind sing on one of her last nights. are you as Mr. Ticknor going on Friday or Saturday night?— If so will you take charge of us. If not will you find out if Whipple, King [inserted] or any other acquaintance of ours is going, who will consent to bear us there. and will you get us tickets
We do not wish to give more than three dollars if tickets can be purchased for that.— Now do help us, poor parlour damsels in this matter. do if you

[page 2] wish any more Christmas books written in a style suited to your years and understanding. if you wish proof corrected promptly. if you wish the illustrations house of J. R. & Jr. to be glorified by the pen and patronage of. Yours truly.
Grace
P.S.— Let me hear from you as soon as possible So that if you cannot help me I can call on some other friend. the Lord knows who!—Dont [sic] say I bore you. When I am a poet and publisher in town and you "a poor lone, lorn [?]". girl in the country, I'll do as much for you
Love to Ticknor. Grace

[page 3] 2nd P.S.
Of course you have heard that Jenny is to sing on Friday & Saturday night over the +++ +++.

From

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904

To

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

Location

Lynn, MA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

42.466763

Geocode (Longitude)

-70.949493

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Citation

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904, “Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Oct 9, 1850,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed May 19, 2022, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/766.

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