MS Am 2339
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932. Gamaliel Bradford correspondence: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Am 2339
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bradford, Gamaliel, 1863-1932.
Title: Gamaliel Bradford correspondence,
Quantity: 1 collection (1.6 linear feet (14 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the American biographer, critic, poet, and dramatist Gamaliel Bradford.
53M-36. Gift of Mrs. Gamaliel Bradford; 9 Abbott Street, Wellesley 81, Massachusetts; received: 1953.
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Gamaliel Bradford Correspondence, 1903-1914 (MS Am 2339). Houghton Library, Harvard
Bradford was an American biographer, critic, poet, and dramatist. He was born in Boston,
the sixth of seven Gamaliel Bradfords in unbroken succession, of whom the first was
a great-grandson of Governor William Bradford of the Plymouth Colony. He perfected
the method of writing "psychographs," or short portraits of historical figures.
Arranged into two series:
- I. Letters received (with card index), arranged chronologically
- II. Publishers' correspondence
- Index to "Letters received"
Chiefly typescript correspondence concerning Bradford's publications, including his
books and articles on General Robert E. Lee and the American Civil War. His publishers
included Houghton, Mifflin and Company and Little, Brown and Company.
- Series: I. Letters received
Note: All letters sent to Gamaliel Bradford. Item (14) is a card index to this series which is also available electronically at
the end of this finding aid.
- (1). Letters received, 1901-1904. 1 Volumes
- (2). Letters received, 1905-1906. 1 Volumes
- (3). Letters received, 1908-1909. 1 Volumes
- (4). Letters received, A-M, 1911. 1 Volumes
- (5). Letters received, N-Z, 1911. 1 Volumes
- (6). Letters received, 1912. 1 Volumes
- (7). Letters received, A-H, 1913. 1 Volumes
- (8). Letters received, K-Y, 1913. 1 Volumes
- (9). Letters received, A-H, 1914. 1 Volumes
- (10). Letters received, I-Z, 1914. 1 Volumes
- (11). Letters received, 1915. 1 Volumes
- (12). Letters received, 1916-1917. 1 Volumes
- (13). Letters received, 1918-1921. 1 Volumes
- (14). Card index to "Letters received." 1 boxes
This index is available at the end of this finding aid.
- Series: II. Publishers' correspondence
- (15). Publishers' correspondence, 1907-1910. 1 Volumes
- Series: A
- Abbot, Henry L., 23 Berkeley Street, Cambridge, Mass., correspondent.
- 11 Dec. 1914. Concerning article of G.B. about Gen. Hooker.
- 29 Jan. 1915. Thanks for Gen. Meade & Confederate Portraits. Also comments on Sheridan
- Adams, Charles Francis, South Lincoln, Mass. correspondent.
- 9 Dec. 1911. Request G.B. speak at Forefathers' Day for Mass. Historical Society.
- 5 Mar. 1913. Invitation to dinner and inquiry and comment about Alexander Stephens.
- 12 Jul. 1913. Discussion of Confederate Portraits. Wishes G.B. would add Davis, Slidell
- 16 Jul. 1913. Discussion of Southern policy regarding Semmes and Toombs.
- 23 May 1914. Discussion of Confederate Portraits; evaluation of Confederate Generals
- 29 May 1914. Criticism of Gen. Hooker.
- 23 Jul. 1914. Diatribe against Gen. Hooker.
- 28 Jul. 1914. Further critism of Gen. Hooker. Praise of Gen. Sherman.
- 25 Aug. 1914. Reports of liquor habits of Hooker and Grant.
- 7 Jan. 1915. Questions G.B.'s statement in Mead's absence at Appomattox.
- 12 Mar. 1915. Concerning Historical Novel.
- New York, Duffield and Co. correspondent.
- 5 Oct. 1908 to 19 Feb. 1910. Discussions about "Adventures of Nice Young Man." Styles,
education, and general remarks of style and early literary interests.
- Feb. 1911. Promise of new book.
- Apr. 1911. Thanks for praise of book.
- May 1911. Thieves doing well.
- Apr. 1912. Sends little story. Might send to Atlantic Monthly. Turn it over if you
- Allen, Charles Dexter, correspondent.
- 19 Jun. 1916. Asks for autograph to put in Confederate Portraits.
- Aldrich, Alfred, Barnwell, South Carolina, correspondent.
- 30 Nov. 1912. Praise for "A Hero's Conscience" but repudiates the idea that "Lee was
fighting for negro slavery."
- 14 Feb. 1913. Sent clipping and discules Charles Francis Adams.
- 3 Jun. 1914. Praise Confederate Portraits especially Semmes.
- 12 Jun. 1914. Suggests consulting Tom Watson on Confederate Characters.
- Amberg, Mrs. A.M., Grand Rapids, Mich, correspondent.
- Jun. 1913. Letter to Mr. Sedgewick, attacks June Atlantic on Judah P. Benjamin, as
showing great religious prejudice against Jews.
- American Play Company, New York, correspondent.
- 3 Jun. 1915. Do not like "Who Pays."
- Ames, Winthrop, correspondent.
- 29 Jul. 1906. Discussion Of Cleopatra and Dryden's "All for Love."
- Ames, Blanch Butler Ames., Tewksbury, Mass., correspondent.
- 2 Dec. 1913. To Atlantic Monthly, wishes address of Gamaliel Bradford.
- 12 May 1914. G.B. to Mrs. Ames. Thanks for chance to see her material about Butler,
but must be free to come to own conclusions.
- 17 Mar. 1914. See Sedgewick about Gen. Butler.
- 20 Jun. 1914. Jessie Ames Marshall--Ditto.
- 22 Aug. 1917. Calls attention to Vols III, IV, V of private and official correspondence
of Butler. Commanded to bring back to Union So-States.
- Anderson, Archer, correspondent.
- 17 Apr. 1911. Praises "Social and Dramatic life of Lee" in South Atlantic Quarterly.
- 25 Mar. 1912. Thanks for "Lee The American."
- Andrews, Matthew Page, Baltimore Maryland, correspondent.
- 2 Dec. 1912. Sending "Book of Days."
- 9 Dec. 1912. Refers to verses written by Stewart.
- 19 Jan. 1913. Stewarts verses.
- 29 Aug. 1913. Comment "Lee The American." Condemns Longstreet.
- 3 Sept. 1913. More about Longstreet.
- 26 Sept. 1913. Requests G.B. look over M.S. of three chapters of new U.S. History.
- 2 Oct. 1913. Discussion of North and South.
- 13 Oct. 1913. Thanks for encouragement. Plans new school book.
- 28 Oct. 1913. Discussion of his book, and praise of G.B.
- 1 Nov. 1913. Discusses Channing as poor historian
- 12 Nov. 1913. Plans for school use over Southern conflict.
- 25 Nov. 1913. Discusses treatment of history.
- 28 Nov. 1913. Discusses stories of Farragut.
- 4 Dec. 1913. Hopes to call.
- 8 Dec. 1913. Pleased to dine. (Did dine Dec. 9 at Welleskey Hills).
- 17 Dec. 1913. Letter expressing pleasure at meeting G.B.
- 26 Mar. 1914. Clippings of disbelief in genuineness of pretended letters of Lee against
- 22 Apr. (or 27?) 1914. About pleasure in Confederate Portraits.
- 1 Aug. 1914. Glad you liked letters of praise to Mr. Sedgewick. Shall suggest writing
- 1914 . Mr. Adams a little off on his Thomas material in Johns Hopkins lectures.
- 10 Oct. 1914. Interested in Union Portraits. Presents unfavorable comments on G. B.'s
- 28 Jul. 1915. Praise of Essays. Hopes G.B. will depict some lesser lights on both
sides of Civil War.
- 6 Nov. 1915. Subscribed to Bookman because of articles to come by G.B. Note Sidney
Lanier to be included.
- 7 Dec. 1915. Written review of Union Portraits.
- 14 Dec. 1915. Received permission from Lord Byer to quote him. Also Julian Street.
Could you (G.B.) expand your letter to me, to be printed as special article? Quotes
sentences wanted about teaching history.
- 14 Dec. 1916. Asks to quote G.B. from letter about in Teaching History.
- 29 Sept. 1917. Sending article for businessmen. who call for "New Deal" in history.
Would like suggestions.
- 3 Oct. 1917. Right in your criticisms. Difficult to get material on Southern Women.
Delighted with Naturalist of Souls.
- 1917. Am writing book on Women of the Confederacy.
- Appleton & Company, correspondent.
- 8 April 1903. Refusal of Fate of Millions. (Later named The Private Tutor.)
- Atlantic Monthly, See Editors:
- 1904 to 1914. See Bliss Perry.
- 1911 to 1919. See Ellery Sedgewick.
- 1919 to 1932. See Ferris Greenslet.
- Series: B
- Badger, Richard G. (Publisher), correspondent.
- 14 Oct. 1903. Offer to publish Pageant of Life.
- 16 Oct. 1903. Reduction of price.
- 19 Oct. 1903. Glad you accept terms.
- 20 Oct. 1903. Definite Contract.
- 27 Oct. 1903. Date of publication - Feb. 1904.
- 8 Apr. 1904. Delayed, but promise late in month.
- 21 Feb. 1905. List of publishers to receive copies of The Pageant of Life.
- 4 Mar. 1905. Further account of press copies.
- 6 Mar. 1905. Report of copies not sent.
- 21 Sept. 1905. Account to date.
- 3 Oct. 1905. Suggest advertising.
- 21-30 Jan. 1907. Final disposition of Pageant of Life.
- 10 Jul. 1917. G.B.assumes Poet-Lore will allow reprinting of "A Pessimist Poet," printed
nearly 25 years ago.
- 12 Jul. 1917. Sends catalogue. Would like to see any new unpublished work of G.B.
- 13 Jul. 1917. Thanks for catalogue. Would like direct word authorising reprint of
"A Pessimist Poet."
- 13 Jul. 1917. Badger grants request with understanding "Poet Lore" is given credit.
- Bagby, P.C., Richmond, Virginia, correspondent.
- 19 Nov. 1913. Asks when Confederate Portraits is to be published.
- Barbee, J. D. Jr, Greenville, Mississippi, correspondent.
- 1 Nov. 1915. Admires work of G.B. Suggests S.S. Prentiss as a subject to write about.
- Baker, George P. (Prof., Harvard College), correspondent.
- 24 Jun. 1903. Discussion of published Plays Shirley etc.
- 16 Mar. 1906. Discussion of Thorndike's Beaumont and Fletcher.
- 1 Jun. 1906. Asks opinion of same.
- 25 Jun. 1906. Discussion of collating same.
- 15 Aug. 1906. Asks for corrections of Thorndike.
- 12 Dec. 1906. Discusses Shirley.
- 15 Jan. 1907. Accepts, then Jan 22 withdraws from luncheon.
- 2 Feb. 1907. Information about Elizabethan books.
- 6 Apr. 1907. Discussion of introduction to Shirley's plays.
- 31 May 1907. Still too busy to come out.
- 29 Apr. 1909. Talk of Shirley and Belles Lettres Series.
- 22 Jul. 1909. Shirley D.C. Heath Editors' directions.
- 29 Nov. 1909. Shirley volume.
- Baldwin, Rev. C.J. D.D., correspondent.
- 21 Mar. 1911. Appreciative interest in Lee articles in Atlantic. Wishes to speak also
of Southern men loyal to U. U.
- 29 Apr. 1912. Disagrees with judgement about Lee's decision.
- 29 Jan. 1915. Comments on Gen. Meade.
- Ball, William W., Columbia S.C. Managing editor of The State, correspondent.
- 20 Oct. 1913. Sends newspaper clipping about Col.A.Coward. (Fun over Name).
- Bates, Katharine Lee, Wellesley College, correspondent.
- 22 Sept. 1904. Appreciation of Pageant of Life.
- 27 Apr. 1905. Addresses of Theatre Producers.
- 12 Nov. 1908. Returning Heywood volume etc..
- 27 Aug. 1919. Discussion of "Octava rima"; quote many writers in many languages using
- 29 Aug. 1919. Further discussion of use of "Rima royal" by many writers.
- 14 Nov. 1919. Compares health conditions of G. B. and self. Read Emily Dickenson.
Quotes Robert Frost's admiration of G.B.
- Bates, Ray Elliott, Ashville, North Carolina, correspondent.
- 9 Mar. 1912. Appreciation of article in South Atlantic Quarterly "A Sequel to the
Illiad." Quintus, wants to find volume either in original or translation.
- Bayless, Benjamin, Evanston, Illinois, correspondent.
- 8 Oct. 1913. Admires G. B's books. Wants him to write an account of Gen. Buckner.
Proposes a visit.
- Bear, C. N., 116 Main St. San Francisco, Cal., correspondent.
- 10 Jul. 1913. Eleven pages blasting G. B. as anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic in articles
about Longstreet and Benjamin.
- Berier, De Lagnel., Ridgewood, New Jersey, correspondent.
- 24 Oct. and 8 Nov. 1914. Discusses McClellan, Meade, Sherman etc. Also discusses Grant,
Stanton and Lincoln in their misjudgment of McClellan and general military matters.
- Bivins, Mrs. W.A., correspondent.
- 27 Jun. 1913. Appreciation of article on "The Battle of Gettysburg" in Youth's Companion
of June 26.
- Blakeley, B.E., Librarian, Mt. Holyoke College, correspondent.
- 1 Jul. 1915. Information about Mary Lyon's letters.
- 23. May 1916. Sending to Wellesley College reminiscenses of Mary Lyon.
- Blodgett, Mr. Arba, Trial Theatre Co., N.Y., correspondent.
- 20 & 28 Feb. 1913. Discussing play "Who Pays" and terms of study.
- 4 Mar. 1913. Receipt of $100. Further discussion.
- 5 Mar. 1913. Long analysis and discussion of play-writing.
- 4 May 1914. "Who Pays" will be produced eventually
- Blodgett, Glen Walton, correspondent.
- 20 May 1916. Requests autograph of G.B. Gives long list of letters with autographs
of distinguished people.
- Bobbs, Merrill, (Alexander), correspondent.
- 3 Oct. 1906. Receives Autumn Love.
- 26 Oct 1906. Returns Elizebethan Studies.
- 23 Nov. 1906. Rejects Autumn Love.
- 1 Dec. 1906. Acknowledges letter.
- 5 Dec. 1906. Discussion to come later.
- 18 Jun. 1913. Request to see MS. of Confederate Portraits.
- 5 Nov. 1915. Enthusiastic over method of G.B. in Longfellow. (He writing life of uncle,
James Whitcomb Riley. Wishes to discuss it.)
- Boissier, Gaston, correspondent.
- 22 Dec. 1905. Acknowledges receipt of Atlantic Monthly with article by G.B. about
- Bolton, Charles K., (Librarian, Boston Athenaeum.), correspondent.
- 13 Feb. 1915. Anecdote about Sumner's funeral.
- Bookman, G.G. Wyant-Editor, (Dodd, Mead & Co), correspondent.
- 3 Feb. 1915. Wishes articles for Bookman
- 23 Feb. 1915. Accepts series of eight or ten papers on literary issues.
- 1 Mar. 1915. Further comments on proposed series.
- 28 May 1915. Hopes to advertise articles for next year, on perhaps Mrs. Stowe and
- 4 Jun. 1915. Much interested in work of G. B. Welcomes series of American authors.
- 6 Jun. 1915. Glad of satisfactory arrangements for publishing Psychographs.
- 18 Jun. 1915. Preparing circulars to announce Longfellow on Nov. 1, 1915: Whitman
on Jan. 1, 1916.
- 4 Oct. 1915. Enthusiastic about Longfellow. Discuss illustrations.
- 18 Oct. 1915. Stick to Portraits rather than Psychographs. Interested in further essays.
- 20 Nov. 1915. Will use Whitman in June, and Lanier in March.
- 23 Nov. 1915. Glad G.B. liked Longfellow illustrations.
- 26 Nov. 1915. Inquire about pictures of Whitman to illustrate essay.
- 29 Nov. 1915. Praise for Walt Whitman article. Will publish "The making of psychography"
if allowed to publish "American Portraits."
- 6 and 10 Dec. 1915. Glad to have Book, will wrestle with question of title.
- 25 Dec. 1915. Praise from public over Whitman article.
- 15 Feb 1916. Regrets G.B's ill-health. Discount Dial Review.
- 7 Aug. 1917. Cannot use your Introduction to "Nativity of Souls," not quite adopted
to Bookman Public.
- Booth, W.S., (Houghton, Mifflin Co.), correspondent.
- 4 Jun. 1904. Regarding Matthew Porter.
- 6 Jun. 1904. Sub-title Matthew Porter?
- 10 Jun. 1904. Page Headings.
- Boston Public Library. H.G. Wadlin, Librarian, correspondent.
- 21 Oct. 1908. Thanks for gift of books.
- Bourdon, O.S., New York, Art Press Bureau, correspondent.
- 27 Mar. 1911. Requests photograph.
- Bousquet, H.F., Duluth Minnesota, correspondent.
- 12 Aug. 1913. Anecdote about Toombs wanting no hotel in Atlanta.
- Boutwell, George S. (Governor), correspondent.
- 3 Jan. 1905. About article in Atlantic, Oct. 1904.
- Bowen, Miss Marjorie, England, correspondent.
- 11 Jun. 1907. Thanks for appreciation of her book.
- 25 Dec. 1907. Christmas Greetings.
- 13 Jan. 1908. Thanks for Pageant of Life.
- Bradford, Dr. Edward H., correspondent.
- 12 Nov. 1917. Thanks for "Naturalist of Souls." Term Psychography expresses well study
- 13 Nov. 1919. Hopes G.B. will join the Society of Mayflower Descendants.
- Bradford, George G., correspondent.
- 30 Sept. 1919. Hopes G.B. will come to meeting to consider Society of Mayflower descendants.
Enclose tentative draft of procedure.
- Brown, Kenneth, correspondent.
- 7 Jul. 1906. Acknowledges letter of encouragement.
- Browne, William Bradford, North Adams, correspondent.
- Oct. 1919 (?). Writing History of Bradfords.
- 14 Oct. 1919. Glad to hear of sword reputed to Gov. Bradford's. (later proved to belong
to son William, son of Gov. Bradford, who was on Gov. [ ] Winthrop's Staff. H.F.B.).
Kind to turn geneological works as literature.
- ? Oct. 1919. Thanks for letter. Discusses Bradford and Mayflower records.
- Brewer, A. R.,New York, correspondent.
- 30 Sept. 1915. Inquires whether Union Portraits in Atlantic can be had in book form.
- Bridgeman, H.L., New York, correspondent.
- 28 Sept. 1915. Pleasure in article: Sam Bowles. Knew him well. Enjoys Atlantic articles.
- Bright, James W., Johns Hopkins University, correspondent.
- 15 March 1909. Accepts Caedenio article for future publication.
- Brown, Alice, correspondent.
- Jul. 1902. Wants G.B. to talk about historical novel. (at Authors' Club).
- 28 Sept. 1908. About Greeks and beauty etc.
- Apr. 1909. Report cruise in West Indies.
- Brown, H.C., correspondent.
- 1 Jan. 1908. Great delight in Pageant of Life.
- 26 May 1908. Introspection and questionings.
- 20 Jun. 1908. Matthew Porter. Praise.
- 4 Jul. 1908. More discussion of Matthew Porter. Socialist.
- 12 Sept. 1908. Rambling discussion of contemporary poetry.
- 30 Dec. 1908. About Upson. wishes G.B. would settle in Ozarks country.
- 18 Feb. 1909. Wandering observations of life, religion, business etc..
- 11 Apr. 1909. Confides Woes and adds many poems.
- 28 Sept. 1909. Urges visit to Ozarks & gives directions.
- Brown, Thomas L., correspondent.
- 30 Jun. 1911. Appreciation of liberal and broad-minded views in Lee articles. Sends
copies of his two addresses. Account of Traveller.
- Brown, William Garrott, correspondent.
- 24 Nov. 1911. All concerning the story of Davis' disguise in his wife's garments,
- 1 Dec. 1911. All concerning the story of Davis' disguise in his wife's garments, for
- 8 Dec. 1911. All concerning the story of Davis' disguise in his wife's garments, for
- Bryan, St. George T.C., St. Petersburg Va., correspondent.
- 31 Jan. 1913. Letter of admiration of Lee the American.
- 25 Feb. 1913. Account of seeking food for Confederates.
- 23 Jul. 1913. Absorbed interest in Confederate leaders. Discussion of difficulties
- 17 Oct. 1913. Sending pamphlets about Southern experiences.
- 9 Dec. 1913. Planning to send more publications on war.
- 19 Jan. 1916. Anecdotes of Gen. Lee's youth and regard for a little girl.
- Buckminster, A.H., correspondent.
- 21 Jan. 1909. Letter of indignation over statement that Jefferson Davis tried to escape
in wife's garments.
- Buckner, Mrs. (Gen) Delias(?) C., correspondent.
- 5 & 16. Oct. 1913. Desires to have G.B. visit them and write life of Gen. Buckner
- Buford, Jenny P., correspondent.
- 8 Feb. 1921. Expressing gratitude and praise of "Robert E. Lee." Especially as a Northern
- Burns, Percy Pratt., Edgefield So., Carolina, correspondent.
- 20 Aug. 1920. Discussion (enthusiastic) of Jones Very after reading G. B.'s article.
Discussion also of pleasure and remembrance of hospitality in Wellesley Hills.
- Burtchailk, W.D., correspondent.
- 22 Jul. 1911. Praise as an old soldier of Lee's of G.B.' articles in Atlantic, on
- Butler, Pierce., Tulane University, Louisiana, correspondent.
- 3 Jun. 1913. Commendation of his Benjamin article. Thanks for notice of his life of
Judah P. Benjamin.
- Series: C
- Campbell, James H., Dean of Santa Clara College, Institute of law. Santa Clara, California, correspondent.
- 16 Nov. 1914. Discussion of McClellan.
- 10 Dec. 1914. Defends McClellan. Gives list of books about him.
- 5 Feb. 1915. Discussion of McClellan. Puts blame of length of war on Staunton.
- 6 Oct. 1915. Discussion of article on Staunton.
- Campbell, John L., Treasurer of Washington and Lee University, correspondent.
- 10 Feb. 1911. Story of Lee's casket floating down stream.
- 20 Feb. 1911. Appreciation of articles about Lee.
- 27 Mar. 1912. Great pleasure in Lee the American.
- 31 Mar. 1912. Acknowledgement of receipt of Lee The American.
- 6 Apr. 1912. Appreciation of great work of G.B.
- 12 Jun. 1912. Telegram announcing degree of Doctor of Letters conferred on G.B. by
Washington and Lee University.
- Carmalt, James E., Montrose, Pennsylvania, correspondent.
- 24 Aug. 1914. Story of Thomas at Nashville, Mangled report of troops: 15000, only
5000 available. Gen. Grant displaced Thomas, sent Gen. Logan.
- Carruth, H.S. Amherst, correspondent.
- 12 Jun. 1912. Enthusiastic over Lee The American.
- 9 Dec. 1912. Admires Lee The American but in Confederate Portraits deplores G.B.'s
attitude against Catholicism, at end of essay on Longstreet.
- Dec. 1912. Recants after reading "Unmade in Heaven." (first called The Higher Law.).
- Chamberlayne, Leivis Parkep, correspondent.
- 25 Jan. 1913. Appreciation of Lee and all other articles he can find by G.B.
- Chandler, William E., Waterloo, New Hampshire, correspondent.
- 31 Aug. 1914. Friend of Gen. Butler and Mrs. Marshall. Interested in G.B.'s Union
Portraits. Opposed statue to Butler but never knew of any wrong in a moral sense in
- Chapman, Mr. C. C., Portland Oregon Commercial Club, correspondent.
- 28 Mar. 1914. Invitation to G.B. to be guest of club: on account of your clever pen
which has made many friends in Oregon.
- Chapman, W.R., Remington, Virginia.
- 21 Apr. 1917. Asks for copy of Lee The American.
- Chew, Mr. R. P., Charles Town Jefferson County, West Virginia.
- 6 Nov. 1912. Will get Atlantic Monthly. Have sent address made at Lexington and picture
of Gen Stuart.
- Churchill, Winston
- 27 May 1908. Acknowledges receipt of Matthew Porter. Pleased at interest in Mr. Crew's
- Claiborne, Rev. W.S., Sewanee, Tennessee, correspondent.
- 23 Jun. 1911. (to Atlantic Monthly) Praise of Lee articles.
- 3 Jul. 1911. (To G.B.) Offers to get information about Gen. Curtis--Smith's life.
Thinks G.B. genius for seeing things as few men have.
- 4 Mar. 1917. Wrote to G.B. in 1911 about Gen. E. Kirby Smith. You wrote of others
and not considered Gen. E. K. Smith. Think it would be interesting. Could get private
letters and other desired material. He established a government on the Mississippi.
- Clark, William Bradford, correspondent.
- 19 Dec. 1909. Interested in Greek Article in Atlantic Monthly. Long talk about Greeks
and other things.
- Clement, E., Transcript Editor, correspondent.
- 5 Mar. 1908. About Matthew Porter.
- Cobb, Clarence F., correspondent.
- 9 Nov. 1912. Account of enmity between Davis and Johnston, dating from fight when
they were at West Point.
- Coffman, B. Nelson, Los Angeles, California, correspondent.
- 8 Jul. 1911. Inquires if Lee articles are to be put in book form. Admires work: amazed
at understanding and sympathy.
- 25 Oct. 1911. Invites G.B. to join him and his father in ride in Virginia, next summer.
- Colston, Captain Frederic A., Baltimore, correspondent.
- 9 Oct. 1911. Expresses satisfaction in articles about Gen. Lee and some anecdotes.
Encloses copy of letter of Brig. General Alexander, Artilliary C.S.A. to Josiah Colston,
telling plans to join Brazilian Army.
- 3 Nov. 1911. Concerning Gen. Johnston. Copy of letter by B. Baldwin enclosed
- 13 Dec. 1911. Account of dance plus Gen. Stuart.
- 9 Mar. 1912. Enclosure and remarks about Gen. Longstreet and copy of Lee's commendation
- 15 Apr. 1912. Sends picture of Lee in uniform. Quotes Pres. Keyser of Trustees of
John's Hopkins as referring to "Spiritual Life" of Lee in Atlantic: Oct. 1911.
- 14 May 1912. Offer to criticise Transcript's notice of Lee The American.
- 15(?) May 1912. Sends article for Transcript.
- 7 Nov. 1912. Praise of article on Johnston.
- 7 Jan. 1913. Commends article on Gen. Stuart.
- 4 Feb. 1913. Anecdote of Gen. Toomb's disobeying orders.
- 11 Feb. 1913. Anecdote of dinner with Englishman (Radstock)
- 18 Feb. 1913. More about Toombs. Refers to Sister-in law, daughter of Admiral Semmes.
- 18 Feb. 1913. Article about Benjamin.
- 22 Feb. 1913. Longstreet's conversion to Catholicism.
- 31 Mar. 1913. Rev. Beauregard's article.
- 22 Apr. 1913. About Jude Benjamin's separation from wife.
- 29 Apr. 1913. Gen. Thomas Farragut loyal to North.
- 3 Jun. 1913. About Gen. Thomas.
- 10 Jun. 1913. About Benjamin article and Judge Campbell's French.
- 21 Jul. 1913. Acknowledges receipt of Gettysburg article. Comments on article about
- 15 Oct. 1913. Sends soldier's account of Lee's surrender.
- 9 May 1916. Interested in Union Portraits, especially Stanton. Grandfather bitter
against Stanton for imprisonment. Clergyman at Stanton's funeral "I'd like to have
buried him twenty years ago."
- 25 May 1917. Sending copy of extra print of Jackson reproduced in your book.
- Connor, Judge Henry G., correspondent.
- 5 Apr. 1912. Sends copy of his speech at unveiling of statue to George Dawes. Appreciation
of Lee The American.
- Connor, R.D.W., Raleigh North Carolina, State Literary and Historical Association North Carolina,
- 1 Apr. 1914. Invitation to G.B. to address the Association.
- Cooke, Giles B., Virginia, correspondent.
- 17 Feb. 1913. Sending article about old Bibles.
- 24 Mar. 1913. Acknowledges receipt of G.B's Beauregard. Anecdote about Mrs. Cooke's
- 1 Jul. 1913. Concerning Battle of Gettysburg.
- 8 Jul. 1914. Commends Confederate Portraits. Thinks G.B.'s Lee will be standard life
- 17 Apr. 1920. Encloses favorable criticism of Portraits of Women and sending by mail
Confederate Veterans article on Lincoln. Give me your opinion.
- Copeland, Herbert... (The Reader), correspondent.
- 18 Jun. 1902. Conference on article Historical Novel.
- 22 Sept. 1902. Definite acceptance.
- Craig, John (Castle Square Theatre), correspondent.
- 20 Mar. 1911. Requests more than synopsis of Ppay for consideration.
- Craven, Thomas H. Virginia, correspondent.
- 22 Dec. 1910. Interest in Atlantic articles about Lee by G.B. Account of interview
between Lee and Scott.
- 5 Jan. 1911. Account of Confederate gold surrendered by Lee to U.S. Government.
- Crocker, James F., Portsmouth Virginia, correspondent.
- 14 Aug. 1915. Read Lee with pleasure. Sending own book, on Gettysburg. Picketts Charge
and other war.
- Cross, Wilbur L., Editor of Yale Review, Oct. 1912, correspondent.
- 25 March 1912. Accepts "Letters of Roman Gentleman" for Yale Review. Hope to see your
- Culbertson Senator C.A., correspondent.
- 10 Dec. 1910. Discusses whether Lee went to Washington by order of Scott or was on
leave. (Enclose copy of letter from Adjutant General's office which tells of Lee's
promotion and then resignation from U.S.Army). Inaccuracy of Townsend's report of
conference between Lee and Scott.
- Currier, Edward P., correspondent.
- Cushman, Allerton (Mother, Mrs. Emma Cushman), Pomfret, Conn.,
- 22 Sept. 1915. Grand-nephew of Charlotte Cushman. Mother has all of Miss Cushman's
letters and records of her life. Would gladly aid you.
- 1 Oct. 1915. Mrs Cushman later could give information and access to letters etc. of
- 20 Feb. 1916. Wishes to help about paper on Aunt Charlotte Cushman, but too ill at
- Cushman, Charles A., correspondent.
- 17 Jul. 1916. Disagrees about Stillman's estimate of Charlotte Cushman. Refers to
- 19 Jul. 1916. Gives references to other accounts of Charlotte Cushman. 100th anniversary
July 23. Later in July refers to further articles about Charlotte Cushman
- 7 Aug. 1916. Mrs. George Howe knew Charlotte Cushman and saw Shelley.
- 16 Aug. 1916. Refers to Blackwoods May 1878 about C.C. Asks G.B. to dine in autumn
at Club Quotation from letters of Mrs. Browning about Charlotte Cushman.
- Series: D
- Daniels, William H., correspondent.
- 10 Jan. 1913. Letter telling of being in Gen. Bartlett's Brigade when Gen Stuart made
- Darling, Marcellas W., National Home for Disabled Soldiers, Wisconsin, correspondent.
- 22 Aug. 1911. Praise for Lee Article in South Atlantic Quarterly. Wishes more presentation
of military skill. From old soldier.
- 31 Jul. 1911. Houghton Mifflin sent letter from northern man who admired Lee's genius.
- Day, Belden Seymour, correspondent.
- 20 Jan. 1912. Apology for keeping "Her Own Way" so long
- Dodd, Mead & Co. (A.M.Chase Secretary), correspondent.
- 15 Jan. 1916. Hope to issue Naturalist of Souls in spring of 1917
- 15 Mar. 1917. Produce book in fall. Title and appearance(?)
- 21 Jun. 1917. Mailing Galleys Naturalist of Souls. Proofs later.
- 25 Jun. 1917. Proofs of front, matter for approval. Want to be sure all copyrights
covered from past publications.
- 9 Jul. 1917. Assume permission of chapters from past publications. Better use note
- 11 Jul. 1917. Doubt need of approval of book rights from most magazines. Might ask
- 15 Sept. 1917. Unmade in Heaven. Play good reading but not for stage. Terms of production
if G.B. would pay.
- 21 Sept. 1917. Enclose contract for Play
- 24 Sept. 1917. Acknowledge check. Descriptive paragraph is right. Note correction
in Naturalist of Souls.
- Dodd, Rev. Henry M. Clinton, New York, correspondent.
- 30 Jul. 1914. Letter to Editor of Atlantic Monthly about Gen. Hooker's failure at
- 6 Aug. 1914. Direct to G.B. Discussion of Hooker's habits.
- Duffield And Company, correspondent.
- 1 Mar. 1906. Decline Madam Mystery.
- 26 Mar. 1906. Interested in translation of old Greek Novel.
- 24 May 1906. Interested in outline but think it unwise venture to publish.
- Dunbar, John Mackaye, correspondent.
- Oct. 1911. Poems about Lee.
- 12 Mar. 1912. Thanks for copy of Lee The American. Discussion of portraits in existence.
- Series: E
- Edgett, Edwin F., Editor of The Transcript, correspondent.
- Nov. 1907. Acknowledgement of approval for his work.
- 20 Mar. 1908. Received advance copy Matthew Porter to review.
- 11 Aug. 1908. About Play.
- 11 Aug. 1908. Later About Play.
- Oct. 1908. Later About Play.
- Everett, William, correspondent.
- 17 Aug. 1905. Praise of Private Tutor. Acknowledges receipt of Pageant of Life.
- Everman, W.A., Greenville Mississipi, correspondent.
- 6 May 1912. Thanks for G.B.'s writing Lee.
- Series: F
- Fiske, Minnie Maddern, correspondent.
- Apr. 1969. Will use Higher Law.
- Sept. 1969. Finds interesting but better as novel
- Fleet, W.A., Culver Military Academy, Culver Indiana, correspondent.
- 20 Oct. 1911. Note of appreciation of articles in Atlantic about Lee.
- Fleming, Walter L. Professor of History, Louisiana State University, correspondent.
- 4 Jul. 1913. Praise of Lee and Confederate Portraits. Suggests G.B. write about Jefferson
- 24 Jun. 1914. Apropos of letters of Sherman.
- 13 May 1915. Interested in "American Women." Recommends Dunbar Rowland for possessing
letters of Mrs. Davis.
- Forbush, William Byron, Boys magazine of tomorrow, correspondent.
- 26 Nov. 1902. Request for article "In partnership with a Boy in books."
- Ford, Worthington C., Mass. Historical Society, correspondent.
- 30 Dec. 1914. Approves paper for printing in proceedings and wishes it read at meeting.
- French, Charles William, correspondent.
- 5 Dec. 1910. Approval of Lee Article in Atlantic on "Heroes decision."
- Friedman, Lee M., correspondent.
- 2 Jun. 1913. Criticises reference to Benjamin as remarkable Jew in money matters.
- Series: G
- Gallagher, Dr. William Thayer Academy, South Braintree, Mass., correspondent.
- 25 Sept. 1913. Apropos of article on Alexander Stephens.
- Gallup, Charles, correspondent.
- 3 May 1917. Asks for autograph
- Gardner, Mr. A. P (Representative), correspondent.
- 24 Oct. 1914. Commends letter recommending resolution of inquiry about Army and Navy.
- Garland, Hamlin, correspondent.
- 26 Dec. 1911. Acknowledgement of play.
- 10 Jan. 1912. Consideration of play submitted Who Pays.
- 17 Jan. 1912. and 31 Returning plays plus comments. "Charm" very good.
- Mar. 1917. Invitation to Howells Evening to be present and send expressions of felicitation
on Howells' eightieth birthday, to be bound and sent to Howells with other friends.
- Garnett, Theodore S., Norfolk Virginia, correspondent.
- 25 Nov. 1911. See W.B. Wilson
- 19 Dec. 1911. Discussion of Gen. Stuart.
- 10 Jan. 1913. Likes Stuart article.
- 6 Mar. 1913. High praise of Stuart article.
- 19 Mar. 1913. Praise of Johnson article.
- 24 Apr. 1914. Thanks for Confederate Portraits.
- Gilchrist, Alexander, Evansville, Indiana, correspondent.
- 13 Jul. 1914. Regarding Butler's integrity. Believed him honest knew his Secretary
- 6 Sept. 1914. Hopes to accept luncheon invitation upon return to Boston.
- Gilchrist, Beth Bradford, correspondent.
- 7 Jul. 1915. Regarding papers of and about Mary Lyon.
- Giles, T. Peyton, Richmond, Virginia, correspondent.
- 28 Jul. 1911. Praise of Lee article as military man. Suggests another article to portray
the handicaps under which Lee acted.
- Gilman, Mr. Bradley, Canton, Mass., correspondent.
- 21 Nov. 1914. Eulogy of Lee The American. Asks about quotation of Marshall
- Galascow, William A. Jr., correspondent.
- 23 Feb. 1911. Praise Lee and Confederate Government.
- Gleason, William A. Editor of So. Atlantic Quarterly, correspondent.
- 25 Sept. 1911. Accepts articles on Lee. "Lee and Psychography and Lee after the war."
- Graham, Walter, Columbia University, correspondent.
- 18 Jan. 1915. Discusses Cardenio.
- 14 Feb. 1915. Acknowledges letter about Cardenio.
- 10 Dec 1916. Has been [ ] delayed. Wants to discuss Theobold etc.. Hopes to call next
- Graves, C. A. University of Virginia, correspondent.
- 10 Jul. 1913. Discusses the forged letter of Lee.
- 18 Jul. 1913. Discusses the forged letter of Lee.
- 13 Jul. 1914. Further discussion of forged letter. Enclosed printed copy of questioned
- 25 Jul. 1914. Pleased that G.B. agrees with opinions. Asks permission to quote G.
B. in speech.
- 14 Jul. 1915. Long discussion of possibly forged letter by Jones pretending Lee.
- 2 Dec. 1916. Discussion of probable forgery of Gen. Lee's "Duty Letter" sold in London
- 9 Feb. 1917. Inquiry about Lee's letter, undoubtedly a forgery; can be bought for
20 pounds. Would like to hear soon, others are inquiring.
- Greenslet, Ferris (Houghton, Mifflin Co.), correspondent.
- 19 Aug. 1904. Suggests change of name of Silsbee in Private Tutor.
- 22 Aug. 1904. Change of name accepted.
- 6 Jul. 1905. Thanks for appreciation of Saintsbury.
- 31 Mar. 1906. Rejection of verses for Atlantic.
- 20 Nov. 1907. In regard to proof of Beaumont and Fletcher.
- 10 Jan. 1911. Request to consider publication of Lee by Houghton, Mifflin.
- 12 Apr. 1911. Suggests no hurry. Prepare for Jan. 1.
- 11 Oct. 1911. Discussion regarding publication of Lee.
- 14 Oct. 1911. Regarding Title of Lee book.
- 23 Oct. 1911. Discussion of Photographs for Lee.
- 24 Aug. 1914. Statement of sales of Confederate Portraits.
- 2 Sept. 1914. Interested in future plans and also in Portraits of Women.
- 12 Nov. 1914. Discussions of business arrangements for publishing Portraits Of Women.
- 14 Nov. 1914. Pleased with plans for Portraits of Women.
- 24 Nov. 1914. No index needed for P. of W.
- 1 Feb. 1915. Discussion of title Psychograph of Women.
- 8 May 1915. Will print poems but not publish
- 2 Sept. 1915. To publish Union Portraits next spring. Keep in mind later Women and
the American Authors.
- 6 Dec. 1915. Approve printing in Yale Review some Hold back Union Portraits until
- 21 Sept. 1917. Saw Dodd Mead's announcement, but will be hospitable to American Women.
- 23 Aug. 1919. Hope substantial sale to Young Men's Christian Association for overseas
service men of Lee The American and Union Portraits.
- 17 Apr. 1919. Glad to publish Portraits of American Women on usual terms. Question
of illustrations will consider later.
- Greever, Gustavus Garland, correspondent.
- 19 Dec. 1911. Discussion of review to be written about Lee.
- 9 Jan. 1912. Discussion of review in Dial regarding Confederate Portraits.
- 30 Jan 1912. Discusses review of Lee and Confederate Portraits.
- 2 Feb. 1912. Discussion of Johnston.
- 20 Jul. 1914. Letter from London describing England.
- 15 Oct. 1914. Description of war in London and general travels through England. Found
- 29 Oct. 1914. More tales of excitement in England over war, and thousands of refugees.
- 1 Feb. 1915. Sending books for G.B. Reference to Union Portraits. Expects Greenslet
soon in London.
- 4 Mar. 1915. G.G.'s Book on Bowles' correspondence to be published by Constable in
England and Houghton, Mifflin in Boston. Discusses Southey, and books to be bought,
- 31 Mar. 1915. Rome. Mostly about book-dealers.
- 6 Jun. 1915. Plans of going back to America and position as Professor at Washington
- Gregg, Isaac P., Hooker Association of Massachusetts, correspondent.
- 20 Nov. 1913. Information about material on Hooker.
- Series: H
- Hacket, Francis, Chicago Evening Post, correspondent.
- 19 June 1911. Discusses differing opinions of Jackson.
- Hall, Brigadier Gen. Robert, Chicago Illinois, correspondent.
- 11 Aug. 1914. Reports intimate relations with General Hooker. Never drunk, always
- Halloway, Mrs. J.E., daughter of officer under Stuart, Baltimore, correspondent.
- 22 Jun. 1913. Letter of praise for life of Stuart and Gen. Lee.
- Hampden, Walter (Actor), correspondent.
- 16 Apr. 1909. Asks for interview but declines Higher Law. (G.B.called but caught the
measles from Hampton's child in the interview.)
- Harris, Mary, correspondent.
- 8 Jun. 1919. Thanks for permission to quote. Hopes Houghton, Mifflin will also permit
discourse on popularity not being correct standard of judgement.
- Harrison, Miss Susan B., Librarian of Confederate Memorial Library, Richmond Virginia, correspondent.
- 30 Jan. 1915. Requests copy of Lee The American.
- 4 Feb. 1915. Offers to send copies of six letters from Mrs. Jefferson Davis. Mrs.
Davis gave nearly all of hers and her husband's to Memorial Hall, New Orleans. Louisiana.
- 7 Feb. 1915. Thanks for Lee.
- Harvey, Mr. George, North American Review, Franklin Square New York, correspondent.
- 1 Mar. 1912. Invitation to reception and dinner in honor of William Dean Howells.
- 8 Jul. 1914. Invitation to send article for Centennial number of North American Review
for 1915. (Sent two- Madame du Deffand, (April) and Journalism and Permanence (June).)
- Hayes, John Russell, correspondent.
- 3 Jun. 1905. Admiration of Pageant of Life. Asks Autograph copy of Virgil
- 9 Jun. 1905. Acknowledges autographed copy.
- Hensel, W.U., correspondent.
- 31 Jan. 1911. Approval of Lee articles in Atlantic. Enclosed facsimile of Lee's letter
about Rooney loss of finger, to his son. Also encloses facsimile of letter by Lee,
Dec. 1845, to his son.
- 10 Feb. 1911. Discusses story of Lee's casket floating away in flood.
- 11 Feb. 1911. Encloses further enconiums on Atlantic articles by Archer Anderson.
- Herford, C.H., Manchester, England, correspondent.
- 6 Nov. 1906. Concerning B. Jonson.
- 23 Jan. 1908. Concerning Beaumont and Fletcher.
- Herrick, Mrs. Sophia Bledsoe, correspondent.
- 30 Jan. 1911. Disavows Davis's disguise at time of capture.
- 9 Feb. 1911. Quotation and anecdotes of Davis and Lee.
- 24 Feb. 1911. Letter to Atlantic of praise of G.B. She Member of staff of Scribners
- 16 Apr. 1911. Thanks for magazine. Saw Lee once.
- 2 & 17 Oct. 1911. Regarding gift of photographs of Davis and Jackson
- Higginson, Mrs. J.W., correspondent.
- 25 Aug. 1919. Wants G.B.s authority for saying "She (Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe) visited
the South before she wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin."
- Hill, D.H., President of College of Agriculture And Mechanic Arts, West Raleigh, North Carolina, correspondent.
- 8 Mar. 1911. Regarding literature about Lee.
- Hitchcock, Ripley, Secretary of National Institute of Arts and Letters, correspondent.
- 22 Nov. 1915. Letter informing G.B. that he has been elected to The National Institute
of Arts and Letters.
- Holmes, Dr. Edgar M. Holmes (Aurist), Boston, correspondent.
- 22 Oct. 1915. Joke about writing Psychograph of a woman.
- Hopkins, Luther W., Baltimore Md., correspondent.
- 17 Sept. 1918. Old Confederate soldier, knew Lee and family well. Anecdotes. Praises
G.B. for Lee The American. "Author great as Lee."
- Houghton, Mifflin Co. Publishers Atlantic Monthly and Books, correspondent.
- For individual editors, see Ferris Greenslet, Bliss Perry, Ellery Sedgewick, W.S.
- Houghton, Mifflin Co. Publishers, Boston, correspondent.
- 4 Apr. 1902. (Atlantic, Perry) Discusses Trollop and Walpole.
- 15 May 1902. (Atlantic, Perry) Discusses Styles.
- 15 Aug 1902. (Atlantic, Perry) Discusses Burton.
- 16 Oct. 1902. (Atlantic, Perry) Accepts Burton.
- 9 Jan. 1904. Concerning delay in publishing Burton.
- 25 Feb. 1904. (Perry) Discussion of Private Tutor. (Earlier title Fate of Millions)
Submitted to one of best readers of H.M. & Co.
- 8 Mar. 1904. Dislikes title (Fate of Millions) Perry.
- 21 Mar. 1904. Consider new ending. (Perry).
- Houghton, Mifflin Co. Publishers Atlantic Monthly And Books, correspondent.
- 24 Mar. 1904. Still dissatisfied with ending.
- 27 Apr. 1904. Accepts new ending. Believes House will publish it. (Private Tutor).
Encloses Line about Walpole's Letters in Atlantic. (Perry).
- 5 May 1904. Accepts A Tutored Savage. (Later changed to The Private Tutor). Terms
- 7 May 1904. Glad both accepted. (Perry). Pleasure in paper on Literary Criticism.
Accepts it for Atlantic. (Final title The Mission of a Literary Critic.
- 24 May 1904. Request for publicity material.
- 1 Jun. 1904. Final title The Private Tutor. On title page add A Love Story. Discarded
by G.B. for verses: "A Blossom twinkling from a ruined wall: Old stones, young Love,
and sunshine over all." Other changes suggested in reference to "Loud ladies from
New York" and "English girls with very large feet," etc.
- 24 Jun. 1904. Changes in proof.
- 27 Jun. 1904. Request for photograph.
- 28 Jun. 1904. On use of capitals.
- 30 Jun. 1904. Thanks for prompt reply to request for photograph and biographical material.
(See Booth June 4, 6, 10.) (See Greenslet Aug. 19, 22.)
- 10 Jul. 1904. Thanks for verse subtitle (Booth)
- 17 Aug. 1904. Wishes change of names in Private Tutor. (Perry)
- 19 Aug. 1904. Points out reason for change of names (Greenslet).
- 22 Aug. 1904. Change "Bore" phrase in two places you mentioned. So delineation of
Parsons safe from criticism.
- 26 Sept. 1904. Sending copies of Private Tutor.
- ? Nov. 1904. Circular of Private Tutor. (Perry).
- 6 Nov. 1904. Pleased to come to Wellesley for dinner. (Perry).
- 18 Nov. 1904. Why not do an article on Boissier and then begin on Walpole? Sales of
Private Tutor not tested until holidays.
- 15 Dec. 1904. Advertising circular of Private Tutor.
- 23 Dec. 1904. Accepts French Critic of old Imperialism (For Atlantic. Perry). Gives
information of accommodations at Greensborough.
- 28 Feb. 1905. First account of sales of Private Tutor.
- 14 Mar. 1905. Objection to slur on Keith's Theatre.
- 17 Mar. 1905. Acknowledges G.B.'s apology.
- 31 Aug. 1905. Accounts of Private Tutor.
- 28 Sept. 1905. Atlantic. Pay for Walpole.
- 6 Jan. 1906. Accepts Between Two Masters.
- 15 Jan. 1906. Changes in Between Two Masters.
- 17 Feb. 1906. Proof dedication of Between Two Masters.
- 20 Feb. 1906. Name changed from "God and Mammon."
- Feb. 1906. Note in lettering. (feb. 23)
- 28 Feb. 1906. Accounts of Private Tutor.
- 2 Mar. 1906. Advertising of Between Two Masters.
- 2 Apr. 1906. Advance Advertising to newspapers.
- 5 Apr. 1906. Advance sheets to Edgett (?)
- 31 Aug. 1906. Account to date.
- 28 Feb. 1907. Account to date. Private T. & B-2 Masters.
- 14 Sept. 1908. Proposal to sell balance below cost.
- 14 April 1915. Concerning Make-up of Portraits of Women.
- 22 May 1915. Announce postponement of Portraits of Women.
- Howard, McHenry, Oakland, Garrett County, Md., correspondent.
- Sending copy of his book Recollections of a Maryland Confederate Soldier and Staff
Officer under Johnston, Jackson, and Lee.
- Howe, Mark A Dewolf, Boston, correspondent.
- 29 Jan. 1908. Appreciation of article about Dumas, read at Examiner Club.
- 29 Apr. 1908. Thanks for letter about Lans Dionysias (?).
- 28 May 1908. Regret your absence from Examiner.
- 29 May 1909. Arrange interview.
- 19 Dec. 1909. Discusses Aix.
- 21 Jul. 1916. Reports passages about Charlotte Cushman in various places.
- 25 Jul. 1916. Concerning letters of Mrs. Fields.
- 6 Aug. 1916. Gives enclosed letter of Mrs. Hitchcock. Gives anecdotes of Charlotte
- 4 Jun. 1917. Sorry to hear of your illness. Missed you at Examiner and Athenaeum.
Would come out if wanted.
- 14 Sept. 1917. Praise for "Abigail Adams" (read at Examiner. Would you like to write
a review for Harvard Graduates Magazine, of Louis Coolidge's Biography of Gen. Grant?
- 17 Mar. 1918. Delighted with G.B.'s number of Contemporary Verse.
- Howe, Will D., correspondent.
- 17 May 1906. Proposes to visit G.B..
- Jun. 1906 (?). About Hazlitt proof.
- 11 Jun. 1906. Accepts invitation for evening.
- ? Jun. 1906. Thank you note.
- 12 Jul. 1906. Accepts article for Aug. Reader. Acknowledges Elizabethan M.S.
- 9 Aug. 1906. Announces new position as Head of English Department
- 26 Aug. 1906. Sends copy of essay. Compliments on article
- 2 Nov. 1906. Rejection of M.S. by Bobbs Merrill.
- 13 Oct. 1907. General social letter.
- Howison, Mrs. Lois T. (Wife of Prof.), California, correspondent.
- 24 Sept. 1904. Thanks for Pageant of Life. Mentions many poems especially pleasing.
- Hughs, Robert M., Norfolk, Virginia, correspondent.
- 2 May 1912. Long letter in defense of Johnston.
- 14 May 1912. Defends Johnston. Runs down Davis.
- 21 May 1912. Discussion of Gen. Johnston. Sends a book, Biography of Johnston.
- 6 Aug. 1913. Will send book as requested.
- 21 Sept. 1913. Discussion of Davis and Johnston controversy
- 7 Jun. 1914. Thinks G.B. incapable as a northerner to understand Southern feeling.
- Series: I
- Ivy, Mrs. T.B., 1 Arlington Street, Boston, correspondent.
- 8 Apr. 1916. Offers information about Charlotte Cushman.
- 18 Jun. 1916. Information of Charlotte Cushman's broken engagement.
- Series: J
- Jones, Easley S., (Student of Garland Greever's), Chalmers Street, Champaign, Ill., correspondent.
- 26 Nov. 1916. Describes work on Introspection and Psychology. Believes in letters
of literary men. Like to find letters of Holmes and James brothers.
- 12 Jan. 1917. Discusses effects which result from fatigues etc. Often misinterpreted
by novelists and theologians etc..
- Jameson, J. Franklin, American Historical Review, Carnegie Institution, Washington D.C., correspondent.
- 3 Sept. 1914. Like to see Portrait of Gen. Meade. Probably publish it.
- 23 Oct. 1914. Accepts Meade Article.
- 4 Dec. 1914. Suggestions about end of Article.
- Johns, Jay Winslow(?) Tense, correspondent.
- 14 Mar. 1916. Inguiry how to get book meantimed in Confed. Portrait
- Johnston, Mary (author of The Long Roll), correspondent.
- 30 Apr. 1911. Thanks for letter of appreciation. (Compare Hackett, June 19).
- Joynes, Edward S., President of University of So. Carolina, correspondent.
- 11 Dec. 1910. Enthusiastic over Lee articles.
- 18 Mar. 1911. Sending copy of address by one of Lee's students at Washington and Lee,
- 30 Oct. 1911. Appreciation of Lee after the war.
- 31 Jan. 1912. Considers reviewing Lee The American.
- 18 Mar. 1912. Thanks for copy of Lee The American.
- Series: K
- Kauser, Alice (Dramatist's Agent), correspondent.
- 11 Aug. 1909. Will be glad to read play.
- 23 Aug. 1909. Am interested in what you say of play. Glad to read it.
- 9 Nov. 1909. Have been too busy to read play, but hope soon. (Madam Mystery.)
- Kean, W.W., 1729, Chestnut St., Philadelphia, correspondent.
- 1 Jul. 1919. Dr. Williams writing life of Dr. Weir Mitchell. Would give G. B. introduction
- 5 Jul. 1919. Dr. Williams to finish and publish biography of Dr. Weir Mitchell in
autumn of 1920. Will be intime for you to see it before you write your sketch.
- Keep, Austin Baxter, New York, correspondent.
- 30 Jul. 1919. Enjoying Portrait of Emily Dickenson. Would like to show you one of
her letters to relative.
- Kelly, Amy R., Wellesley College Student, correspondent.
- 23 Nov. 1908. Explains injury to copy of Double Falsehood.
- 6 Dec. 1908. Looking for quotations.
- 8 Jan. 1909. Have found some quotations
- 9 Mar. 1909. Much interested in method of research. (A pupil in Miss Katharine Lee
- Kelly, Robert E., correspondent.
- 25 Jun. 1913. Discusses forgery of a letter he owns, said to be by Robert E. Lee to
his son Curtis.
- 10 Jul. 1913. Admires article on Stephens.
- 15 Jul. 1913. Further account of forged letter by Lee.
- King, Senator Francis, Michigan Senator, correspondent.
- 7 Oct. 1914. Commends and thanks for Confederate Portraits. Discusses McClellen's
charactor. Lack of daring.
- Kiser, Miss Maetha W., 81 Miami Ave, Columbus Ohio, correspondent.
- 18 Apr. 1914. Asks address of G.B.
- 2 May 1914. Thanks G.B. for information concerning article on Robert Toombs. Mistaken
in thinking it was written by his uncle, William Whitemore.
- Series: L
- Lawrence, Walter N., Manager, Madison Square Theatre, correspondent.
- 24 Jan. 1908. Acknowledges receipt of Hilda Marston. (Play by G.B.)
- Le Duc, William G., Chief Quartermaster on staff of Gen. Hooker, Hastings, Minnesota, correspondent.
- 6 Aug. 1912. Angry repudiation of Charles Francis Adams' account of Gen. Hooker's
intemperance and immorality.
- Leavell, William Hayne, Guatemala City, correspondent.
- 22 Mar. 1915. Thanks and praise of Lee the American.
- 10 Apr. 1915. Praise of Lee and Confederate Portraits. Sending book on The Political
History of Slavery in the United States.
- Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay, correspondent.
- 10 Feb. 1917. Thanks for Athenaeum ticket. Comments on "Young Springfield." Boston
is grown up. Life of a town preoccupies me as much as the eternal Triangle concerns
dramatists. Will stay as Percy MacKaye is in town.
- 12 Mar. 1917. On way home. Thanks for Athenaeum and hospitality. G.B. definite part
- Little Brown & Company, correspondent.
- 6 Jan. 1909. Not interested in French translation.
- Lippencott's, correspondent.
- 2 May 1905. A Accepts lyrics. Published May and August 1906.
- 3 Jan. 1907. Rejects Autumn Love.
- Livermore, T.L., 48 Beacon Street Boston, correspondent.
- 21 Nov. 1914. Discusses Hooker: "His red face" may have deceived people about his
habits; but rank and file did not hear of any serious irregularities.
- 9 May 1915. Discredits Haysinger's book; not reliable about numbers or positions or
- Lodge, Henry Cabot, correspondent.
- 17 Mar. 1915. Declines invitation as not coming to Boston. Tired with Senate. Remembers
Aunt Sarah Bradford.
- Long, John D., Secretary, Navy Department, correspondent.
- 10 Mar. 1902. Appreciation of Trollope.
- Longfellow, Alice M., Osterville Mass., correspondent.
- 28 Jul. 1918. Hears G.B. enquiring about Southern Women for series about women in
Atlantic Series. Miss Pamela Cunningham outstanding. Few know how much the whole country
is indebted to her.
- Loosecan, Mrs. Adele B., Houston Texas, correspondent.
- 12 Sept. 1917. Praise for Lee, Confederate Portraits, and Union Portraits. Recommends
study of "Sam Houston."
- 19 Jun. 1918. Urges G.B. to write about "Sam Houston."
- 20 Aug. 1918. Defending happy and trustworthy slaves, contrary to Mrs. Stowe.
- 15 Feb. 1919. Wants G.B. to write series of Southern Women. Suggests names and material.
- Series: M
- Macmillan Co., Publishers, correspondent.
- 6 May 1903. Refusal of Fate of Millions. (Later called The Private Tutor).
- 30 Apr. 1905. Account of Types of American Character.
- 1 Jul. 1906. Account of Types of American Character.
- 12 Jul. 1906. Proposed reduced price sale of above.
- 31 Jul. 1907. Account to date.
- 18 May 1915. Interested in work of G.B. but does not wish to interfere with Houghton,
Mifflin & Co.
- Macy, John, Boston Herald, correspondent.
- 14 Nov. 1913. Approved Message.
- Marbury, W.L. (Lawyer ,Baltimore), correspondent.
- 2 Dec. 1912. Compares difference between Gen. Longstreet and Gen. Jackson
- M. Marshall, Charles A., Baltimore, correspondent.
- 29 Jan. 1913. Sending historical outlines and notes by father on Gen. Lee.
- Mason, J.W., correspondent.
- Jan. 1913. Letter to Atlantic Monthly, condemning Lee and Confederate Portraits as
- McBryde, John M. Jr., Editor of Sewanee Review. (College friend of Walter Conant:
pupil of G.B.), correspondent.
- 25 Jan. 1911. Accepts article about Robert Burtom, "A Quaint Old Treatise of Love."
Gives anecdote of visit to Walter Conant. Praises Miss Sherwood's Story of Pan and
- 25 Feb. 1911. Asks for biographical facts.
- 22 Apr. 1911. Interested in Lee before the war.
- 14 Jun. 1911. Quotes article against Lee in The Cambridge History, Vol. VII 1455
- 5 Oct. 1911. Notice of proofs for Sewanee Review
- 6 Feb. 1912. Regarding Dr. Jayne's possible review of Lee.
- 9 Apr. 1912. Announce plan for review of Lee in Sewanee Review.
- McClellan, correspondent.
- 1916. Unsigned defense of McClellan. Against G.B.'s chapter in Union Portraits.
- McClure, Edward, Quincy, Illinois, correspondent.
- 24 Jul. 1915. Challenges meaning of sentence about Mr. Stanton going to the Bible
to settle a question.
- McIntosh, David G, correspondent.
- 10 Mar. 1913. Approves Lee The American. Notes probable mistaken quotation from A.P.
Hill. More likely D.H. Hill. Also disagrees about Davis' suggestion of resignation
- 14 Mar. 1913. Further discussion of Hills.
- Meadows (Mr. Marion), correspondent.
- 21 Jul. 1911. Appreciation of Sewannee Review in April number, about Burton's Anatomy,
also about Lee.
- Merriman, Daniel, correspondent.
- 14 Feb. 1911. Long letter of challenge to express praise of Lee.
- Metcalf, Homan, correspondent.
- 16 Apr. 1915. Expressed great interest in G.B.'s article in the Feb. 4th issue of
the Youths Companion on the Panama Exposition. The greatest need. One word will sum
it all up. What we need most, east and west is God.
- Methuen & Co., London Publishers, correspondent.
- 4 Dec. 1907. Information about Dumas' translation.
- Meyer, Martin A. (Rabbi), correspondent.
- 28 May 1913. Protest against fling at Jews, in article about Judah P. Benjamin.
- Minor, Mrs. E.C. (Kate Pleasant), Librarian, Virginia State Library, correspondent.
- 7 Jan. 1911. Rejects statement that Davis was captured in woman's clothes.
- 21 Jan. 1911. Pursues defense of Davis; but admires fairness in G.B.
- 4 Feb. 1911. More anecdotes of Davis.
- 18 Apr. 1911. Thanks for South Atlantic.
- 11 May 1912. Thanks for "Lee The American." Expresses great appreciation but does
not call him a failure.
- Moffat, Yard Publishers, correspondent.
- 1 May 1907. Asks permission to print Hadrian's Villa.
- 6 May 1907. Thanks for permission to use Hadrian's Villa.
- Moore, Mr. Ensley (Lincoln, Nebraska), Jacksonville, Illinois, correspondent.
- 23. Oct. 1914. Fifteen page letter discussing G.B.'s articles on Gen. Johnston and
other generals in the Civil, specially northern men.
- 11 Nov. 1914. Further comments on Lincoln, Grant, and Seward. (Northern Republican).
- 18 Aug. 1915. Comments on article about Stanton.
- Morgan, Dr. Appleton, correspondent.
- 17. Feb. 1916. Long letter about Gen. McClellan. Reminiscences or gossip that McClellan
was intentionally dillatory. Many quotations to prove it.
- Morgan, M.H., correspondent.
- 11 Jun. 1906. Thanks for Between Two Masters.
- 4 Oct. 1909. Discussion of Greek translations.
- Morrison, Miss Mary, Chairman Fiction Committee, Boston Public Library, correspondent.
- 16 Mar. 1906. Invitation to examine books of fiction for Library.
- Munro, W.B., Harvard University, Dept. Government, correspondent.
- 29 Jul. 1915. Asks opinion as to whether a series of books, covering American History
written by able writers would be a practical undertaking.
- Series: N
- Nason, Dr. Arthur Huntington, Assistant Professor of English at New York University,
- 15 Jan. 1916. Pleased over forthcoming edition "of The Wedding" and "Young Admiral."
Interested in talk of influence of Fletcher etc. (English Drama).
- Nation, Hamund Lamount-- Paul More, correspondent.
- 28 Oct. 1908. Will send books for review soon.
- 11 Nov. 1908. Like review of Crawford's St. Botolphs Town.
- 2 Dec. 1908. Glad to consider article on Lost Play by Shakespeare.
- 9 Mar. 1909. Too long for Nation.
- 15 Mar. 1909. Flaubert hackneyed. Glad to consider D'Avenant.
- 8 Sept. 1909. Decline subject of Le Maitre, Sainte Beuve, Pepys, and Donne.
- Neale, S.C., Attorney, Washington D.C., correspondent.
- 16 Jun. 1916. Much interested in Union Portraits. Note error in references Scribners
about A.B. Johnson and Sumner.
- Nicholson, Merideth, Indianapolis, correspondent.
- 16 Jun. 1917. Glad G.B. pleased with Madness of May. Have never read Merry Beggars.
Praises Civil War Studies.
- Norcross, correspondent.
- 20 Nov. 1916. Copy not signed but labelled by G.B. Judges Leaders of North in Civil
- North American Review (David Munro),correspondent.
- 31 May 1907. Cannot use Flaubert article.
- 31 Jan. 1912. Accepts article on Lady Holland.
- 23 Jul. 1914. Pleased by promise of article for Centenary Edition: Journalism and
Permanance. (Published June 1915). ALSO hope for Madam Du Deffand. (April 1916.)
- Norton, Miss Grace, correspondent.
- 2 Apr. 1914. Inquiry about Montaigne quotation in essay about Burton.
- Series: O
- Oliphant, E.W.C., Melbourne, Australia, correspondent.
- 6 May 1913. Appreciation of Confederate Portraits and discusses less known officers
in Confederate Army.
- 25 Sept. 1913. Discussion Elizabethan Drama and Cardenio.
- 28 Aug. 1914. Regarding Double Falsehood's author.
- 25 Jul. 1919. Has three articles in Notes and Queries for Feb. March, and April Which
may interest you.
- Owen, Thomas, Department Archives and History. Montgomery Alabama, correspondent.
- 7 Oct. 1913. Admires Confederate Portraits, especially Semmes.
- Series: P
- Page, L.C., Publishers, correspondent.
- 7 Jan. 1907. Reject Crackling of Thorns.
- 12 Mar. 1907. Received "God Save the Commonwealth."
- 12 May 1907. Asks for conference.
- 14 May 1907. Accepts (Matthew Porter) "God Save the Commonwealth."
- 12 Nov. 1907. Proofs to go soon.
- 4 Dec. 1907. Plan for colored frontispiece.
- 19 Dec. 1907. Regarding corrections in proof.
- 2 Jan. 1908. Question of printing titles of other books.
- 3 Jan. 1908. Asks biographical sketch for advertising.
- 4 Jan. 1908. Discussion of title.
- 7 Jan. 1908. Decide on Matthew Porter, for title.
- 8 Jan. 1908. Asks for photograph.
- 9 Jan. 1908. Final decision of title Matthew Porter.
- 9 Jan. 1908. Accepts biological sketch.
- 15 Jan. 1908. Sending Proofs.
- 16 Jan. 1908. More proofs
- 17 Jan. 1908. Requests MS. be returned with proofs.
- 28 Jan. 1908. Consider quotqtion on wrapper.
- 3 Feb. 1908. Acknowledges receipt of Galleys, M.P.
- 12 Feb. 1908. Review copies etc. will be sent.
- 26 Mar. 1908. Announce publication today. M. Porter.
- 2 Apr. 1908. Promise report on sales later.
- 11 Apr. 1908. Promise copies to New York Papers.
- 14 May 1908. 500 sold question further advertising.
- 4 Jun. 1908. Concerning reviews of Matthew Porter.
- 15 Sept. 1908. Wish to examine future novels.
- 24 Oct. 1908. Refuse Autumn Love.
- 27 Oct. 1908. From G.B. claims freedom to confer with other publishers.
- 30 Oct. 1908. Wish to examine book about boys etc.
- 5 Feb. 1909. Royalty Statement.
- 7 Sept. 1909. Acknowledgement of receipt.
- 18 Nov. 1909. Returns Madam Mystery.
- Page, Thomas Nelson, correspondent.
- 4 Sept. 1911. Appreciation of Lee in Atlantic.
- 18 Sept. 1911. Discussion of Lee's strategy in keeping Richmond; and his possible
- Parker, Rev. Daniel M., Fayette Iowa, correspondent.
- 2 Jan. 1918. Noted in article Lee in Battle, your statement of similar characteristics
of generals Grant and Lee. Anecdotes follow told by Parker's father.
- Patrick, J.M., 529A--Avenue, Coronado Cal., correspondent.
- 19 Oct. 1914. Asks advice about publishing parts of his father's journal, on Civil
- 6 Nov. 1914. More discussion of Gen. Patrick's journal. Sends extract.
- 6 Dec. 1915. Anecdotes of father and Lee and friends. Further discussion of father's
journal. Commends Confederate Portraits.
- 9 Aug. 1920. More about father's journals and their contents, about Florida and Mexican
- Pearson, Henry Greenleaf, correspondent.
- 10 Jul. 1913. Letter to Mark Howe commending his choice of G.B.'s Gettysburg article.
- 17 Jul. 1913. (to G.B.) Eulogy of Gettysburg article
- Pennypacker, Isaac R., correspondent.
- 17 Jan. 1915. Challenges various judgements of Meade. Was intimate with him.
- 22 Jan. 1915. Thanks for article on Meade. Commends but disagrees in some conclusions.
- 27 Jan. 1915. More praise of Meade.
- 27 Mar. 1915. Asks for copy of G.B.'s article to send to Major Redway.
- 31 Mar. 1915. Redway been sending articles on present war: very discouraging.
- 3 Apr. 1915. Recommends G.B. do paper on Sedgewick in war of States.
- Perry, Bliss, on Staff of Houghton, Mifflin and Atlantic Monthly, correspondent.
- 4 Apr. 1902. Discusses Trollope and Walpole.
- 15 May 1902. Concerning articles for Atlantic.
- 15 Aug. 1902. Concerning Burton.
- 16 Oct. 1902. Accepts Burton.
- 9 Jan. 1903. Concerning delay in publishing Burton.
- 25 Feb. 1904. Discussion of novel The Private Tutor (By earlier title Fate of Millions).
- 8 Mar. 1904. Consider new title.
- 21 Mar. 1904. Considers new ending of Fate of Millions.
- 24 Mar. 1904. Still dissatisfied with ending.
- 7 May 1904. Glad book will come out in fall.
- 27 Apr. 1904. Accepts literary criticism for Atlantic.
- 17 Aug. 1904. Suggests names of the characters in The Private Tutor, Some of characters
are based on some well-known people.
- ? Nov. 1904. Copy of advertising for Transcript.
- 30 Nov. 1904. Dinner invitation.
- 15 Dec. 1904. Private Tutor advertising.
- 24 Dec. 1904. About Greensborrow and New Novel.
- 17 Mar. 1905. Discussion of second novel.
- 26 Apr. 1905. Acknowledges MS. of Autumn Love.
- 20 May 1905. Appraisal of Autumn Love.
- 11 Jul. 1905. Announces Father's death. Returns M.S.
- 22 Sept. 1905. Accepts Walpole for Atlantic 1906.
- Dec. 1905. Announces H.M.accepts God and Mammon (Later Between Two Masters).
- Dec. 1905. Christmas card.
- 19 May 1906. Praise Beaumont and Fletcher essay.
- 14 Nov. 1906. Card from Rome.
- 9 Feb. 1907. Desires Dumas for Atlantic.
- 18 Jun. 1907. Desires canoe trip.
- 21 Sept. 1907. Sending to N.Y. for a review set of Duma's Memois
- 27 Nov. 1907. Will read G.B.'s Dumas article at Examiner.
- 31 Jan. 1908. Report Paper on Dumas at Examiner a success.
- 1 Apr. 1908. Thanks for Matthew Porter.
- 18 May 1908. Going abroad: consult Sedgewick
- 30 Jul. 1908. Must wait for Sainte Beuve.
- 11 Nov. 1908. Discusses Sainte Beuve.
- 18 Feb. 1909. Going abroad so consult Sedgewick.
- 30 Apr. 1909. Accepts article on Novel 2000 Years Ago.
- 12 May 1909. Recommends Fortnightly publish, at same time.
- 17 Sept. 1909. Inquiry The Novel Two Thousand Years Ago. (Houghton, Mifflin).
- 26 Jan. 1911. Thanks for Atlantic Quarterly article about Sequel to Illiad.
- 4 Jan. 1913. Protest on attitude on Longstreet's Catholicism.
- 16 Oct. 1914. Letter to Najor Leonard Wood from Atlantic Monthly. (Probably composed
- 1916? Undated copy of arrangement of G.B.'s article on McClellan.
- Pettegrew, Miss Caroline, Tryon, No. Carolina, correspondent.
- 12 Sept. 1913. Asks for judgment of family letters about secession.
- 15 Oct. 1913. Sending letters of uncle about North Carolina uncle.
- 2 Nov. 1913. Thanks for G.B.'s interest in letters.
- Phillips, Ulrich B., 705 Cambridge Road, Ann Arbor, Mich., correspondent.
- 16 Jun. 1913. Tells of his forthcoming list of Toombs' offers to send proofsheets
as G.B. is said to be writing essay on Toombs.
- 27 Jun. 1913. Glad proof-sheets received.
- 26 Jul. 1913. Sends Life of Toombs. Likes G.B.s article on Stephens. Too lenient.
- 9 Aug. 1913. Disagrees with G.B.'s presentation of Toombs.
- 12 Aug. 1913. Stevens and Toombs
- 16 Aug. 1913. Calhoun And Toombs
- 25 Aug. 1913. Divergence of approach to biography.
- 2 May 1914. Would like to discuss with G.B. times and tendencies rather than individual
- Pirtle, James S., Louisville, Kentucky, correspondent.
- 19 and 26 Jun. 1911. Appreciation of Lee articles.
- 20 Jul. 1911. Further praise of estimates of Lee as soldier.
- 26 Feb. 1912. Quotes from Lee about future understanding and friendship of North and
- 7 Jul. 1913. Discussion of Benjamin.
- Post, Frank I., Boston, correspondent.
- 17 Mar. 1902. Delighted with article in Atlantic on Anthony Trollope.
- Potter, Alfred, Claghorn Librarian, Harvard University, correspondent.
- 10 Apr. 1904. Discusses Burton and invites G.B. to dinner.
- 22 May 1904. Congratulations on Private Tutor.
- 7 Nov. 1905. Account of cold etc.in France. Discussion of French Plays and discussion
of French plays.
- 25 Feb. 1906. Sicily. Letter about travel etc..
- 7 Apr. 1906. Paris Discussion of French Plays.
- 1 May 1906. Sending Correspondence of Madam Du Deffand. Account of theatre in Paris
- 26 May 1906. From England. Discusses Between Two Masters. Looking for copies of Double
- 31 May 1906. England. Discusses Cardenio and other English Plays.
- 30 Mar. 1907. List of books about Shirley and other Elizabethan and Spanish drama.
- Pratt, Henry Fearing (Stage Name: Henry Fearing), correspondent.
- 15 Jan. 1907. About Southern travels.
- 18 Dec. 1907. Information about getting plays produced.
- 29 Dec. 1907. Interested in getting Play to Lawrence. Itinery through Jan. 8.
- 19 Jan. 1908. Walter Lawrence will read play. Itinery enclosed.
- 12 Feb. 1908. Discussion of actors behind the Scenes and generalties.
- 25 Feb. 1908. Change of itinery.
- 9 Mar. 1908. M.S. safe in hands of Mr. Lawrence. Further changes in route.
- 29 Mar. 1908. Have Play. Will write suggestions.
- 14 May 1908. New job in Shakespearean Players. Home next Sunday.
- Pratt, Henry Fearing, correspondent.
- 20 May 1908. Short stay at home. Expect to see you in a week or two.
- 9 Sept. 1908. About possibilities of producing plays.
- 26 Sept. 1908. Discussion of methods of getting plays accepted etc.
- 28 Jan. 1909. Ambitious plans for writing and acting.
- Preston, H.M., (Friend of Hensel), correspondent.
- 16 Feb. 1911. to Hensel. Approving of Lee articles and asking distinguished men to
- Pugh, David F., Columbus, Ohio, correspondent.
- 5 Sept. 1914. (To Atlantic Monthly) Corrects ststement of G.B. as to size of Sherman's
- Pugh, Edgeworth, Phidelphia, correspondent.
- 10 Nov. 1914. Enjoyed G.B.'s article, but disappointed about McClellan. Lincoln much
- Series: Q
- Quincy, J.P., correspondent.
- 15 Jun. 1904. Proposal for G.B. to write article on Edmund Quincy.
- Series: R
- Ranck, Samuel H., Grand Rapids Mich., correspondent.
- 2 Jun. 1913. Account of discussion over reason of Benjamin's leaving college (Yale)
by Col. Johnston, Dr. Stearns etc..
- Rand, E.K. (Prof. of Latin, Harvard), correspondent.
- 20 Jun. 1908. About Boissier by E.K.R.
- 25 Jun. 1908. Thanks for Boissier article by G.B.
- 22 Jul. 1908. Accepts invitation to dine.
- 4 Aug. 1908. Lander, Virgil, and Drama.
- 8 Feb. 1909. Thanks for response to his article.
- 5 Mar. 1912. Approval of epitaph for G.B.V. "Multum laboravit pro patria."
- 28 Mar. 1915. Discusses article by G.B. on Ovid.
- 11 Apr. 1915. Regrets G.B.s absence from luncheon. Encloses lunch card.
- Randall, Herbert, correspondent.
- 27 Aug. 1919. Solicits funds for Bradford House in Plymouth and other Bradford relics.
- 4 Sept. 1919. Thanks for information about Bradford house between Plympton and Plymouth
falling to pieces. Want it saved.
- Ranson, A.R.H., (Catorsville?) Baltimore, MD, correspondent.
- 26 and 31 Jan. 1912. Sends stories about Lee And Jackson.
- 18 Jun. 1913. Acknowledges return of Stories.
- 25 Jun. 1913. Has not received stories.
- 22 Oct. 1913. Sent M.S. to Sewanee.
- Redwood, Allen C., Served under Jackson, correspondent.
- 29 May 1911. Challenges statement of Jackson's tardiness
- 1 Jul. 1911. Anecdotes of seeing Lee & Jackson.
- 8 Jul. 1911. A soldier's view of the fighting, and officers' in Confederate Army.
- 17 Jul. 1911. Discussion of Jackson, Longstreet, and Lee.
- 25 Jul. 1911. Grand letter from Southern soldier of loyalty to U.S., united but praise
- 14 Aug. 1911. Acknowledges letter. Suggests books and reviews of possible use to G.B.
in studies of war.
- Redwood, Allen C., correspondent.
- 15 Apr. 1912. Thanks for copy of Lee The American. Discussion of it and approval.
Deplores that the war came.
- Redwood, John, Baltimore, correspondent.
- 23 Mar. 1914. Sends copy of address by Mr. S.T. Wallis, for files of G.B..
- Review, not signed, of Portraits of Women,
- Reynolds, John A., Fairport New York, correspondent.
- 3 Aug. 1914. Long letter in defense of Gen. Hooker; he knew and worked constantly
- 6 Aug. 1914. Acknowledges return of pamphlets. Praises G.B.'s essay on Gen.Thomas.
- Rhodes, James F., 392 Beacon Street, Boston, correspondent.
- 16 Apr. 1914. Acknowledgement of Confederate Portraits. Had enjoyed them as published
- 22 Aug. 1914. Disagrees about Gen. Hooker.
- Richards, Laura, correspondent.
- 8 Jan. 1917. Pleased over Abigail Adams. "Do you know anything of her childhood?"
Writing a Life of her for young People. Can you tell me about "Little Abby Smith?"
- Richardson, Frederic A., Editor, correspondent.
- 16 May 1962. Plans International Monthly (Burlington, Vermont).
- Richardson, M.T., New York, correspondent.
- 13 Sept. 1916. Was member in Army of Ptomac. Distrusted McClellan
- Riely, Henry C., correspondent.
- 21 Feb. 1913. Delighted with Lee.
- 1 Mar. 1913. Will write to Atlantic, my approval.
- Roebling, Washington A., Trenton New Jersey, correspondent.
- 10 Dec. 1914. Account of being on Hooker's Staff. Knew his career intimately.
- 15 Dec. 1914. Long account of Hooker's failures and misdemeaners.
- 23 Dec. 1914. More about Hooker. Did not deserve honors
- Rowland, Dunbar, Jackson, Mississippi, correspondent.
- 12 Jun. 1915. Has a collection of letters of Jefferson Davis, and some by Mrs. Davis.
Cannot lend them until own publication is completed.
- 9 Jul. 1915. Regarding Davis' Letters.
- Oct. 1919. Sending poem for criticism and advice.
- Rowland, Miss Elizabeth, Heron, Ohio, correspondent.
- 15 Sept. 1913. Praise Atlantic articles.
- 12 Jun. 1915. Has collection of Jefferson Davis' letters Some by Mrs. Davis. Cannot
lend them until own publication is completed
- 9 Jul. 1915. Regarding Davis' letters.
- Rumsey, John W., American Play Co., New York, correspondent.
- 15 May 1915. Will read play with pleasure.
- Rustling, James F., Trenton, New Jersey, correspondent.
- 5 and 17 Jan. 1911. Much displeased with G.B.'s presentation of Lee and Davis.
- 19 Oct. 1911. Repudiates G.B.'s statement about Lee at Gettysburg, in Oct. Atlantic.
(Left out of book, when published).
- 27 Oct. 1913. About Union Portraits. Critical.
- 31 Oct. 1913. Discusses McClellan own book.
- 16 May 1914. Sends verses for G.B. to submit to Atlantic.
- 27 May 1914. Thanks, but resents Atlantic's refusal. Likes Hooker and Thompson. Belittles
- Series: S
- Sabine, John D., correspondent.
- 4 Dec. 1911. Asks for source of quotations in Dec. Atlantic "A Heroes conscience."
- 13 Dec. 1911. Further challenging of facts.
- 30 Dec. 1911. Further discussion of records.
- 4 Jan. 1912. Further discussion of records.
- Saintsbury, George, correspondent.
- 2 Aug. 1901. General acknowledgement.
- 1 Jan. 1906. Acknowledgement of book and article: French Critics in Atlantic, Dec.
- Schauffler, Robert, correspondent.
- 4 Apr. 1908. Appreciation of Villa of Hadrian.
- 21 Apr. Expects to be in Wellesley soon, wishes to see G.B. if possible.
- Schinz(?), Albert, Department French Smith College, correspondent.
- 12 Nov. 1916. Interested in G.B.'s. Portraits of French Women. Suggests many names.
- Schoonmaker, Edwin D., National Literary And Dramatic Bureau, correspondent.
- 11 Apr. 1908. Received letter but not Hilda Marston.
- 5 May 1908. Favorable opinion of play.
- 10 Feb. 1909. Concerning Hilda Marston.
- Scribner, Charles, Scribner Sons, correspondent.
- 4 Jan. 1909. Declines translation of Saint Beuve's essays on Classical authors.
- Scott, Charles H. H., Four years confederate under Lee & Johnston, correspondent.
- 3 Oct. 1911. Long letter to Atlantic: challenging some statements about Lee. Own account
of seeing Lee at surrender time.
- 3 Oct. 1911. Direct letter to G.B. of praise
- 11 Nov. 1911. Suggestions of books and articles about Lee. General comments and a
poem of his own.
- 21 Apr. 1912. Enthusiastic praise of Lee The American.
- 19 Jul. 1913. Sends picture And upholds Johnston. Deplores Davis' ineptness.
- Sedgewick, Ellery, Editor, Atlantic Monthly, correspondent.
- 4 Jan. 1911. Accepts article on Lee's Spiritual Life.
- 11 Jan. 1911. Suggests articles should be published as book. Advises applying to Houghton
Mifflin & Co.
- 18 Feb. 1911. Glad of letters of praise of Lee articles.
- 23 Mar. 1911. Praise of comparison of Jackson and Lee.
- 12 Apr. 1911. Enthusiasm for whole Lee project. Accepts Lee in Battle, Lee and Jackson,
and Spiritual Side.
- 14 Apr. 1911. Wishes to read Lee After the War.
- 18 Aug. 1911. Enthusiasm for newest article.
- 14 Sept. 1911. Request for paragraph about Psychography.
- 6 Dec. 1911. Concerning publishing of Johnston and others.
- 12 Mar. 1912. Forwards appeal for acceptance of Pewter Platter Club dinner.
- 15 Mar. 1912. Concerning publishing of Johnston article
- 12 and 18 Dec. 1912. Regarding Carruth's attitude about Longstreet's Catholicism.
- 12 Aug. 1913. Disagrees with Phillips' view of Toombs.
- 4 Dec 1913. In regard to Blanche Butler Ames.
- 17 Mar. 1914. Concerning Gen.Butler & Mrs. Ames.
- 22 Jul. 1914. Enthusiastic over Union Portraits, especially Sherman. Expects to use
four of them.
- 18 Aug. 1914. Will publish McClellan first then Meade.
- 28 Oct. 1914. About Gen. Patrick's Journals. Please answer Milford Stough.
- 19 Feb. 1915. Accepts articles on Staunton and Seward. Asks for 3rd if possible during
- 12 Apr. 1915. Discussion of article on Sumner. Might add paragraph.
- 8 Jul. 1915. Wishes definite arrangements for next year. Wants names of six women
from which to select four for Atlantic.
- 2 Sept. 1915. See no reason why G.B. should not contribute other Magazines. Asks to
give Atlantic first choice.
- 20 Jun. 1916. Pleased with "Mrs. Adams" for beginning of series.
- 31 Jul. 1916. Holding back until at least three papers are ready.
- 14 Aug. 1917. Mrs.Stowe most successful portrait.
- 4 Mar. 1918. To start series from June or July Likes Mrs. Adams and Mrs. Stowe better
than Miss Lyon.
- 19 Mar. 1918. Wants copy of Contempory Verse, which contains three poems of G.B.'s
for scrap-book: "The Best of all," Exit God, and Day and Night I Wander Widely."
- 24 Feb. 1919. Likes Portrait of Miss Willard. Slightly acidulated touch. Substitute
for Miss Fuller.
- Seeger, Mrs. Edward W., Great Bennington Vt., correspondent.
- 14 Nov. 1916. Knew friends of Sumner. Has different impression of separation of Sumner
and his wife. Thinks Life of Hilliard Sumner's friend should be written.
- 20 Nov. 1916. Hilliard more than satellite of Sumner.
- 6 Dec. 1916. Wish you would write of Mary Wolstoncroft (Shelley's Wife).
- Semmes, John E., Baltimore, correspondent.
- 28 Oct. 1913. Letters regarding G.B.'s article on Ralph Semmes.
- Seymour, George D., correspondent.
- 25 Mar. 1916. Praise of Sumner article. Anecdote of formality of Sumner and others.
- Shannon, Edgar F., Glouster, Mass., correspondent.
- 21 Aug. 1920. Accepts invitation for supper for self. Mrs. Shannon ill.
- Showerman, Grant, Wisconsin, correspondent.
- 5 Feb. 1917. Thanks for encouragement for my writing about A Country Chronicle. Going
on (with approval) The Century Editors.
- 22 Feb. 1917. Account of altering form of A Country Chronicle and its future. Prof.
Smith enthusiastic over G.B.
- Simmons, Elizabeth, correspondent.
- 4 Oct. 1904. Congratulations on Private Tutor.
- Simpson, Mrs. William, correspondent.
- Jun. 1911. Disputes article on Longstreet and Jackson's promptness.
- Sledd, Benjamin, Department of English, Wake Forest (College) North Carolina, correspondent.
- 9 Oct. 1913. G.B.s appreciation of verses thanked. Admiration for G.B. on Lee. Better
than John Fiske's writing. Delighted with Stuart and Semmes.
- Smith, Miss Bessie, correspondent.
- 5 Mar. 1907. Opinions of Matthew Porter.
- 31 Mar. 1908. Thanks for Matthew Porter.
- 23 Oct. 1908. About Madam Mystery.
- Smith, C. Alphonso, Annapolis, correspondent.
- 30 Oct. 1917. Have often told classes that your series of biographical interpretations
set a high-water mark for sympathy, accuracy and adequacy. A Portrait of O'Henry would
be the most interesting bit of American Literature since the great genius in American
Short-Story himself fell asleep.
- Smith, Charles Foster, Prof. of Greek at University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin, correspondent.
- 30 Aug. 1911. Letter of admiration for G.B. 5th; Distress at his death. Praise for
articles by G.B. 6th about Lee in the Atlantic.
- 9 Feb. 1913. Great appreciation of articles on Lee and Confederate Portraits.
- 30 Jan. 1916. (To publisher of Bookman) Pleased with Whitman article by G.B. but disagrees
about Whitman's poetry. Himself delights in Greek poetry.
- 6 Feb. 1916. Writes of pleasure in Greek and finds G.B. stimulating for being such
a Greek enthusiast.
- 16 Apr. 1916. Admires Sumner article. Remembers Civil War. Studied at Harvard 1874.
- 19 Aug. 1920. Discussion of Prophet of Joy and poetry. Enthusiastic admirer of prose
- Smith, Guy Croswell, New York, correspondent.
- 26 Jun. 1913. Discusses play Mamma.
- Smith, P., London, correspondent.
- 15 Sept. 1909. Sends abstract of the Will of James Shirley -- dramatist
- Smith, Hay Watson, Little Rock, Arkansas, correspondent.
- 19 Jul. 1911. Inquiry about letter of Lee's regarding the secession as anarchy (In
A Heroe's Conscience).
- Sprunt, James, Narragansett Pier R.I., correspondent.
- 26 Jul. 1913. Expresses admiration of G.B.
- 23 Mar. 1916. Found Sumner article absorbing.
- St, George, England? correspondent.
- 4 Sept. 1911. Appreciation of articles on Lee.
- Staffee, Judson Harmon, National Old Soldiers Home Tennessee, correspondent.
- 14 Feb. 1907. Approves Private Tutor.
- 24 Feb. 1907. Discusses Between Two Masters, Socialism etc..
- Steel, S.A., Columbia, South Carolina, correspondent.
- 10 Jan. 1913. Warm praise of Lee and Confederate Portraits. Stories of Sherman
- 29 Jan. 1913. Letters of enthusiam about Lee, to G.B. and to Atlantic Monthly.
- 6 May 1914. Thanks for Confederate Portraits.
- 29 Jul. 1914. Disagrees with G.B. about results of secession of South if successful.
Suggested by paper on Gen. Thomas.
- Stephens, Kate, New York, correspondent.
- 19 Feb. 1909. Translation Of Plato's epigram: "Star of Mine."
- Stephenson, Nathaniel Wright, correspondent.
- 11 Jan. 1914. Discussion whether methods of painting can prevail in literature. Apropos
of Portraits of Women. Long analysis.
- Stoll, Glover E., Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio, correspondent.
- 26 Oct. 1908. Concerning Elizabethan studies and folk-lore.
- Stork, Charles Wharton Editor, Contemporary Verse, correspondent.
- 5 Feb. 1918. Enclose proposed arrangements for Poems in March.
- 16 Feb. 1918. M.S. gone to press, will make great impression.
- Mar. 1918. Glad you are satisfied. Poems do honor. Late June Enjoyed visit. Did not
want to C.V. talk of mine.
- Aug. 1919. Praise of Prophet of Joy. You have true joy.
- 1920. Religious experience of C.W.S.
- Sept. 1919. Discussion of poetry of G.B. and own.
- 1919. Fall. Keeping The Clock for Contemporary Verse.
- Stough, Mrs. Mulford, Shippensburg, Penn, correspondent.
- 24 Oct. 1914. (To Atlantic Monthly) Inquire facts about G.B. to use in a paper on
generals of the Confederacy. Have admired G.B.'s articles to be used for a literary
club in small town.
- 1 Nov. 1914. Thanks for kind letter. Used G.B.s book mainly as basis for her paper.
- Strauss, Frank V.& Co., Theatre Program Advertising, correspondent.
- 13-15-17 Aug., 21 Sept. and 8 Dec. 1906. Discussions about Crackling of Thorns. Postponed
until spring. Commended.
- 11 Jan. 1907. Concerning competition of plays. Returns book and suggests submission
of play to Play Commission of Chicago.
- Summers, Montague, Twickenham, Middlesex Eng., correspondent.
- 13 Jul. 1916. Recalls article on History of Cardenio. Intimated intention of reprinting
The Double Falsehood. Has it appeared?
- Sutherland, Mrs. Evelyn Greenleaf, correspondent.
- 12 May 1904. Apropos Plays and Private Tutor.
- Swift Col. Ernest, Senior, Camp McGoacti(?) Balantuas(?) P.I., correspondent.
- 18 Apr. 1911. Discussion of his lectures on Civil War.
- 7 Aug. 1911. Expresses appreciation of Lee and Jackson.
- 31 Mar. 1913. Praise of articles. Tells anecdotes of Stuart and Joseph Johnston.
- 11 Nov. 1914. Just read Hooker: good cavalry officer, but G.B. more than just.
- Jul. 1914. Discussion of Battle of Gettysburg.
- Series: T
- Taylar, Miss Marguerite, Redlands California, correspondent.
- Apr. 1920. Much interested in article about Mark Twain in Atlantic. Also was a Bradford
- Teachers, Shaw School, Wellesley Hills, correspondent.
- Mar. 1902. Expression of regret at G.B.'s resignation from School Committee of Wellesley
- Thayer, Mrs. James B. (Cousin of G.B.'s father), correspondent.
- 16 Oct. 1904. Congratulations on Private Tutor.
- Thom, William Taylor, Washington and Lee University, correspondent.
- 10 Sept. 1911. Student at Washington and Lee when Lee was President. Praise of Atlantic
articles and account of experience as student under Lee.
- 8 Oct. 1912. Regrets G.B.'s decline of Lexington Celebration. Asks for article for
- 1 Dec. 1912. Thanks for article and agreement
- 6 Jan. 1913. Suggests G.B. write to President Wilson to appoint Thomas Nelson Page
to Court of St. James.
- 27 May 1913. Asks permission to read G.B. on Lee to graduating Class at Washington
- 12 Aug. 1913. Sends letter to G.B.: copy of one to Capt. King, suggesting tablet at
Washington and Lee University in memory of Gen. Grant.
- Thompson, Will H., Seattle, Washington, correspondent.
- 1914. Confederate Soldier under Longstreet.
- Aug. 1914. Praise for G.B.'s Longstreet, but speaks of his dilatoriness in details,
in the war. Gives many accounts.
- Sept. 1914. Reading Union Portraits. Got rid of prejudice against Northern Army. Recommends
studies of A.P. Hill and Reynolds. To show reconstruction sends copy of his Address
- Thorndike, Prof. A.H., Evanston, Illinois, correspondent.
- 1 Apr. 1963. Report of essay on Influence of Beaumont and Fletcher on Shakespeare
- 19 Apr. 1963. Discussion of Shakespeare and contemporaries.
- 20 Jul. 1963. Accepts invitation to visit Wellesley Hill.
- 12 Jan. 1908. Praise Beaumont & Fletcher article.
- 22 Jan. 1909. Discussion of Cardenio's origin.
- Times (?), Theophilus Norfolk, correspondent.
- 17 Jul. 1911. Praise of Lee articles but points out Lee's failures.
- Tinsley, Mr. A.L., Baltimore, correspondent.
- 1 Jan. 1915. Account of "Golden Spurs" given to Stuart from St. Louis friends, brought
to Richmond concealed in bustle by mother of Tinsley and presented to Stuart. Stuart
left them to Tinsley's aunt, Mrs. Fitzhugh Lee. New London, Connecticut.
- Todd, Mabel Loomis, correspondent.
- 23 Oct. 1915. Interested in promised article on Emily Dickenson. Offers copy of letters:
equal two volumes.
- 6 Nov. 1915. Sending letters of E. Dickenson.
- Torrey, Bradford, correspondent.
- 18 Oct. 1904. Congratulations on Private Tutor.
- 22 Jan. 1905. Pleased with praise of Thoreau.
- 19 Mar. 1906. (California) Praise of Walpole etc.
- 1 Jan. 1909. Beautiful account of Santa Barbara.
- Toynbee, Miss Helen, correspondent.
- 25 Jun. 1905. About Walpole's Letters.
- 23 Jul. 1905. Acknowledges receipt of copy of Walpole's letter and announces plans
for editing Letters of Madame Du Deffand to Walpole.
- Trowbridge, John Townsend, correspondent.
- 13 Aug. 1915. Copy of letter by J.T.T. to Atlantic praising G.B.s articles.
- 29 Aug. 1915. Direct letter to G.B. Approves article on Stanton. Looks forward to
American Authors Papers in Bookman.
- Truesdell, W. Porter, Pleasant Place, Teaneck New Jersey, correspondent.
- 7 Dec. 1913. Wishes to publish series of essays in Atlantic with other similar works.
- Tucker, Henry St. George, President of United States Bar Association, correspondent.
- 9 Aug. 1911. Hopes to see G.B. later.
- 18 Aug. 1911. Invitation for lunch at Puriton.
- 22 Aug. 1911. Condolence on death of father.
- 11 Jan. 1912. Invitation to be his house guest at Jefferson's birthday dinner.
- 26 Mar. 1912. Regrets G.B. not coming to dinner. Invitation for visit in May or June.
- Tunstall, Robert B. (Lawyer, Norfolk, Virginia), correspondent.
- 11 Jan. 1912. Requests G.B. to address Pewter Platter Club at their dinner.
- 20 Jan. 1912. Regrets health makes G.B. unable to attend dinner.
- 18 Mar. 1912. Renews invitation to attend dinner.
- 11 Dec. 1913. Regrets health obliges G.B. to decline dinner of Pewter Platter Club.
Hopes to meet in Boston sometime.
- Turner, Sumpter. Secretary and Treasurer, Louisiana Historical Association Confederate Memorial Hall, correspondent.
- 9 Mar. 1915. Has large number of Photographs and portraits of Mrs. Jefferson Davis.
- 29 Apr. 1915. Has many letters of Mrs. Davis, but cannot have them taken from Hall.
Can find nobody to copy them or the portraits.
- Tyler, Lyon G., President of William & Mary, correspondent.
- 28 Apr. 1911. "Trick" as compared with "lick" in Virginia and Connecticut.
- 2 Oct. 1917. Thanks for letter. Present war may reach more atrocious depths than ever
before. Pleasure of reading your correspondence with R.M. Hughes regarding Gen. Johnston.
Your firmness and justice made strong impression on me.
- 12 Oct. 1917. Discusses quarrel between Davis and Johnston. Can you give more information?
- Tyng, Griswold, correspondent.
- 15 Dec. 1907. Concerning frontispiece for Matthew Porter (God Save the Commonwealth).
- 1 Apr. 1908. Further discussion of frontispiece for Matthew Porter.
- Series: U
- University of Virginia, J.C. Flippen Sec., correspondent.
- 15 Mar. 1916. Requests G.B. to address Phi Beta Kappa Society of U. of Virginia, June
12th at Commencement.
- Series: V
- Vallandigham, E.N., correspondent.
- 17 May 1916. Interested in Stanton study. Relatives associated with Stanton. Anecdotes
- Van Horne, John D., Glynden, Md., correspondent.
- 30 Jan. 1916. Sends pamphlet of Jefferson Davis. Aim is much less to "start something"
than to contribute toward stopping something."
- 4 Feb. 1916. Statement about Davis' view of repudiation of state bonds. G.B.'s understanding
of Davis' character agrees with Davis' own judgement.
- 23 Feb. 1916. Praise of Lee the American and further remarks and quotations on justice
of portrayal of Davis.
- Venable, Francis P., President of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, correspondent.
- 22 Dec. 1911. Appreciation of Lee the American. Cannot help about material Gen. Stuart.
- 19 Jan. 1912. Hopes to meet in Boston soon.
- 25 Mar. 1912. Thanks for book. Invites a visit.
- 19 Apr. 1912. Enclose copy of letter of Gen. Lees to Gen. Jones.
- 21 Aug. 1919. Glad to hear that daughter is to teach in Raleigh. Hope she will visit
- 27 Aug. 1919. Will be away the week when your daughter comes, but hope to see her
- Virginia Military Institute, correspondent.
- June 1912. Calendar of Final Events.
- Vorse, Albert White, correspondent.
- 13 May 1903. Accepts to read new M.S.
- 15 May 1903. Receives M.S.
- 10 Nov. 1903. From Paris. M.S. sent to Dodd, Mead. Account of living conditions in
Paris. Jean Richepin lives in same apartment house.
- Series: W
- Wallace, William, Vice President, Omaha National Bank, Omaha, Nebraska, correspondent.
- 6 Nov. 1911. Interested in Gen. Lee. Now wants articles on Gen. Meade & Gen. Warren.
- 24 Jan. 1912. Hopes G.B. will write about Northern generals.
- 26 Mar. 1912. Admiration of Lee The American. Thinks he would have accepted citizenship
in England had he been in Lee's place.
- 12 Feb. 1915. Account of action at Mine Run, with Warren. Meade sustained him. Wallace
- Wanamaker, William H., So. Atlantic Quarterly, correspondent.
- 17 Jan. 1911. Announces publication of "A Sequel to the Illiad." Account of fire in
- 23 Jan. 1911. Thanks for sympathy. Wishes Lee articles.
- 26 Jan. 1911. Thanks from So. Atlantic Quarterly.
- 31 Jan. 1911. Hope for Lee articles.
- 1 Feb. 1911. Accepts Social and Domestic Life of Lee.
- 16 Feb. 1911. Address of Bruce: Read proof.
- 16 Mar. 1911. Asks for more articles.
- 23 Mar. 1911. Glad of promise of another.
- 21 Apr. 1911. Favorable comments on Lee article.
- Washington and Lee University, Secretary, J.D. Howe, correspondent.
- 10 March 1916. Phi Beta Kappa Invitation to G.B. to address Society in June.
- Wayland, Mrs. L.M., Stanford Connecticut, correspondent.
- 6 May 1912. Letter of appreciation of Lee the American.
- 24 Nov. 1912. Asks how to order book.
- Weeks, Garnsey, correspondent.
- 21 Jan. 1911. Wishes to see Her Own Way.
- 25 Jan. 1911. Received Her Own Way: will read and see publishers.
- 14 Feb. 1911. Returning Autumn Love. Trying for Her Own Way.
- 28 Feb. 1911. Century Co. refused. Giving it to partner: Belden Seymour Day.
- Wendell, Barrett, correspondent.
- 30 Aug. 1920. Thanks and reflections on A Prophet of Joy.
- Wendling, George R., West Virginia, correspondent.
- 22 May 1911. List of books ready to lend on Lee and Jackson.
- 1 Jun. 1912. Asks for date about some book?
- 1 Jul. 1913. Anecdote about Jackson's superstition
- Wheeler, Everett P., correspondent.
- 14 Oct. 1915. Thanks for articles on Stanton and Seaward. Given due emphasis to better
side of Stanton and Seward: true to life.
- White, J.W., Major in U.S. Army, correspondent.
- 31 Jul. 1914. After reading Gen. Thomas thinks G.B. would like to see the controversial
correspondence with the Saturday Review of London, through aspersions on Thomas and
Admiral Farragut by Colonel Gordon McCabe. Invites G.B. to visit him in Brookline,
where he is writing a History of the Regulars in Civil War. A veracious narrative.
Used to discuss with G.B. V.
- 3 Aug. 1914. Long discussion of reports and differences of judgement upon Civil War
officers and actions.
- Whitehead, Mrs. M.C., correspondent.
- 18 Jan. 1912. Offers to sell two autographed letters by Semmes and Spencer.
- Wiley, W.M., correspondent.
- 29 Apr. 1915. Letter from Southerner who admired G.B.'s Lee the American. Discusses
Gen. Longstreet's failure to obey instructions from Gen. Lee, to charge at Gettysburg.
Thinks he should have been shot.
- 6 Jan. 1916. Report of Pickett's dismissal. Account of Grant's attitude of trial for
treating treason of Gen. Lee.
- Wilkinson, T.C., correspondent.
- 23 Oct. 1911. Appreciation of Lee articles. Wants information about reference to Napoleon.
- Williams, John W. ,Westchester, Pennsylvania, correspondent.
- 15 Jul. 1916. Fear I failed to allow for "human Nature" with your disclaimer of detraction
from Gen. Meade. Interested in your line of studies.
- W. Williams, Talcott, correspondent.
- 17 Jul. 1919. His Life of Dr. Weir Mitchell to be published in Sept. 1920. Owned by
Mrs. Mitchell, but sure she will be to aid you in every way. T.W. will cover medical
life, but much will be left for G.B. to take up as the "American Plutarch."
- Wilson, William Bowly, Catonsville, Maryland, correspondent.
- 20 Oct. 1911. Enthusiasm about Lee and anecdotes about service men of South.
- 11 Dec. 1911. Introduces Judge Garnet for anecdotes about Stuart.
- 15 Jan. 1913. Pleased with Stuart article.
- 15 Feb. 1913. Atlantic acknowledges praise of G.B.
- 1 Nov. 1913. Appreciation of Confederate Portraits.
- Wilson, President Woodrow, correspondent.
- 15 Jan. 1913. Thanks for suggestion. Will be most carefully considered.
- 27 Feb. 1917. Letter from G.B. (COPY) to Pres. Wilson, imploring him to surround himself
with more able advisers.
- Winslow, Erving, 10 Charles Street, Boston, correspondent.
- Sept. 1913. Admiration of G.B.'s Lee
- Wolff, Samuel Lee, correspondent.
- 31 Mar. 1912. About Greek Romances.
- Woodhull, Alfred A., Princeton, N.J., correspondent.
- 11 Jul. 1911. Quotation from Mrs. Guild's book? Would like name of book, about ride
- 13 Jan. 1913. Calls attention to misprint in article about Longstreet.
- 17 Jan. 1913. Further discussion of spelling of London and Loudan.
- 29 Jul. 1913. and 30 Aug. 1913. Discussion about Southern and Northern generals.
- 9 Sept. 1913. Long letter about decisions of Army men as to which side to take in
- 8 Nov. 1914. Sends book with reference to Gen. Thomas.
- 19 Nov. 1914. Long discussion of Hooker's action and character.
- 21 Nov. 1914. Hooker's capacity was as Corp Commander; not equal to command of army.
- 25 Nov. 1914. Hooker ably helped by Butterfield. C.F. Adams down on both of them.
- 27 Nov. 1914. Long account of West Point discipline and demerits. Apropos of Hooker.
- 5 Dec. 1914. Quotation from Hayes' diary on Hooker's drinking little but with marked
and quick effect.
- 25 Jan. 1915. Long letter discussing Meade's shortcomings
- 20 Apr. 1915. Discusses actions he was associated with. Encloses cutting.
- 23 Apr. 1915. Has found Heysinger's book in Princeton University Library. Mentions
publication by Putnam's of Lee's private letters to Davis and Confederate War Dep't.
- 5 Jun. 1915. Account of long talk with McDowell discussing conditions of his withdrawal
- Wyeth, Dr. John A., 244 Lexington Avenue, New York City, correspondent.
- 15 Jul. 1914. Inquires about history of Hooker while in Cincinnati late in war. Heard
of painful execution then by his orders, just as war was ending or after surrender,
when in charity it might have been omitted.
- 22 Jul. 1914. Think it was mentioned in a communication to the "Confederate Veteran".
- Series: Y
- Yale Review, correspondent.
- 4 Jun. 1913. Canby asks Review of Life and Letters of Gen. G.G. Meade.
- Youth's Companion. Thompson, Charles M. (Editor), correspondent.
- 29 May 1913. Eulogy (copy) from Miss Thomas' "Our Need of God" by G.B.
- 18 Jun. 1913. Accepts three more editorials.
- 2 Jul. 1914. Acknowledges receipt of three articles, will use them. Wishes more on
women. Like To see others: suggestions.
- 10 Sept. 1914. Accepts Character in games and Classes. Declines War and Religion,
because have a similar one. Women Editorial in demand. A Accepts Social Laughter and
The Living of Life. Interested in Vice of Our Politics, and Other Fellow's Motive.
- 30 Sept. 1914. What does "A great reckoning in a little room" mean?
- 6 Oct. 1914. Commends Picturesqueness of phrase and moral earnestness. Accepts Tyranny
of Present and Constructive Religion.
- 23 Oct. 1914. Should be most interested in Waterloo if nothing hurts Germans at this
- 3 Nov. 1914. Received Tyranny of Present and Constructive Religion. Much pleased with
them. Likes new topics proposed Dress and Age, and School Books. Battle of Waterloo
- 11 Nov. 1914. Pleased with plan of Waterloo.
- 14. Nov. 1914. Further commendation of plan for Waterloo.
- 24 Dec. 1914. Satisfied with Final M.S. of Waterloo.
- 8 Jan. 1915. Accepts articles Lincoln, Courage, Would like Browing, and Friends of
- 4 Feb. 1915. Accepts Planning Expenses, The Other Fellows's Motive.
- 19 Feb. 1915. Enthusiastic over Our Flag. Tells of article about Alice Brown which
- 1 Mar. 1915. Accepts three articles would like Home Making and The Military Habit.
- 27 Apr. 1915. Accepts three articles for May, and to see Art of Conversation, and
Dress and Character and Why we Hustle.
- 12 May 1915. Accepts new editorials: The Democracy of the Ballot, Why we Hustle, and
The Social Obstacle, and A Housekeeper's Friends.
- 10 Jun. 1915. Accepts The Flowering of Democracy, The Social Mean, and The Art of
Resting. Commends article on Waterloo.
- 26 Jun. 1915. Explanation of changes in M.S. to standards of use in Youths Companion.
Encloses copy of English letter of protest against Waterloo article.
- 8 Jul. 1915. Accepts four topics intended for Women and general topics: Party government
and Equality: Charm of Being Quiet: House Courtesy: Tangle of Expenses; and Being
- 16 Sept. 1915. Like political articles. Agree with principles. So write on Reform
of State Governments and Democracy and Preparedness.
- 5 Apr. 1916. General discussions of topics.
- 15 May 1916. Check due for Colleges and High Schools, Social Label and Compliments.
Nextto come Making Others Work, Thrift and Avarice, and Sermons. Liked article on
- 2 Feb. 1917. Subscriber aggrieved over modern "Jingly Hymns." Could you find this
a good topic?
- 5 Mar. 1917. Glad of An Edged Tool, and That Which Abideth; and Silent Patriotism.
- 3 Mar. 1917. Printing Article The Noblest Calling of All under title of A Noble Calling.
Clergymen might be sensitive over "Schoolma'ams" more important than he.
- 3 Jul. 1917. Glad to get Edged Tool, Social Awareness and Political VHope.
- 7 Sept. 1917. Glad to get Necessities and Luxuries, Silent Patriots, Democracy and
Discipline, and Two Spathies. Pleased to hear you are getting better.
- Sept? 1917. Copy of letter sent to Youth' Companion. Author unknown.
- 20 Sept. 1919. Yes, let it be The Quest of Youth and Condensed Speech.