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American Epistolary Tradition: Get Started

historical letters, correspondence, epistolary



1. contained in or carried on by letters: an epistolary friendship.
2. of, pertaining to, or consisting of letters.
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Famous Letters

A newly published letter from Mary Todd Lincoln requesting child care for son, Tad.

Letter from Mary Todd Lincoln requesting a baby-sitter for their son, Tad.  April 18, 1864.



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