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Laura Ingalls Wilder Letter to Jennie D. Lindquist (October 19, 1953)

Mansfield Mo. October 19th 1953 Dear Miss Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom has told me of your plan for the Christmas Horn Book. I am thrilled and in a hurry for Christmas time to come that I may see it. You may use my letter to Clarence E. Kilburn, copy of which you enclosed, if you wish. […]

Leo Politi Envelope addresed to Bertha E. Miller (1947)

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Beatrix Potter Letter to Bertha Mahony Miller (November 24, 1941)

Castle Cottage Sawrey Ambleside Nov. 24 41 Dear Mrs. Bertha Miller, The winter’s cold and bad weather is here again. I hope it has not brought any more bronchitis to you? I have only got a cold in my nose; and let us both make good resolutions that “a stitch in time saves nine.” With […]

Arna Bontemps Letter to Bertha E. Mahony (February 26, 1938)

  Chicago, Illinois 26 February ’38 Miss Bertha E. Mahony The Horn Book Boston Dear Miss Mahony: Thanks very much for your pleasant note. I’ll be glad to write something for The Horn Book. So if you will send the copies you mentioned of back issues, I’ll do my best to suggest something suitable. Some […]

Beatrix Potter Letter to Bertha Mahony Miller (December 13, 1934)

Castle Cottage Sawrey Nr. Ambleside Dec 13. 34 Dear Mrs. Miller I have just been reading again your most interesting letter of Jan 30 — never answered by me yet. I think time slips away faster and faster as one grows older — partly because this person when tired falls asleep, which is not conducive […]

Beatrix Potter Letter to Bertha E. Mahony (May 20, 1927)

  May 20. 27 Sawrey Nr Ambleside Dear Miss Bertha Mahony, Some months ago the Horn Book contained a paragraph relating how the writer and illustrator of the “Peter Rabbit” books lived in the district of the Westmorland Lakes in the north of England. Peter Rabbit is not begging for himself — and he offers […]