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Mark Twains Letters From Hawaii Download Pdf

Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis tohelp you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:Plot SummaryChaptersCharactersObjects/PlacesThemesStyleQuotes This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz onMark Twain's Letters from Hawaii by Mark Twain.Mark Twain writes a series of travel letters from Hawaii, intended for publication in the Sacramento Daily Union. Each chapter corresponds to a single letter written by Mr. Twain between the months of April and November of the year 1866. The first three chapters cover Twain's turbulent voyage to Hawaii, where much of the crew becomes seasick and where the author rails against Balboa for naming the uncooperative ocean "Pacific."

Mark Twains Letters From Hawaii Download Pdf


Results include two letters from AB to Lincoln and two Lincoln letters to Seward mentioning AB and his minister post. (Burlingame's letters, one from 1860, 1 page, the other from 1862, 3 pages, have been uploaded in Files. Lincoln's letters have accompanying transcripts on the website, better to view on the websites)

Scope and Contents of the Collection The Burlingame Family Papers, 1856-1967, consist of the private and public papers of several generations of a prominent American family. The major contributor to the collection is writer and historian Roger Burlingame. There are also small amounts of material relating to Anson, Walter A., Edward Livermore, and Ann (Whinton) Burlingame. The papers are organized in five major groups: Correspondence, Legal and Financial Records, Memorabilia, Organization Records, and Writings. Correspondence (Boxes 1-14) dates from 1856 to 1967, and is separated into incoming and outgoing letters. Among the items of special interest are the letters written by Walter A. Burlingame describing his experiences in China while accompanying his father, ambassador Anson Burlingame, in 1866 and 1867. Also, present are letters from well known authors including F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Marquand, Edith Wharton, Rudyard Kipling, Archibald MacLeish, Kaye Boyle, Sidney Howard, and others. The Legal and Financial Records group (Boxes 15-16), 18711967, contains documents pertinent to the-business affairs of several family members. There are wills, insurance policies, passports, royalty statements, and a variety of materials of a similar nature. Memorabilia (Boxes 16-23) dating from 1865 to 1967 contains items of incidental interest about the private lives of the Burlingame and related families. Included in this group are address books, newspaper clippings, ephemera, genealogical records, biographical material, and photographs. Organization records (Boxes 24-28), 1914-1964, consist of materials related to Roger Burlingame's association with various organizations. Among these are the Century Club, the Housatonic Valley Conference, Office of War Information, and the United States Army. Writings (Boxes 28-54) date from 1856 to 1967, and include the written works of Roger, Ann, Walter, and Anson Burlingame. The bulk of this material was prepared by Roger Burlingame and includes articles, books, book reviews, diaries, poetry, short stories, and speeches. Included in this group are drafts of published and unpublished works as well as materials used in preparing the drafts. There is a miscellany of literary works written by others.

I looked through the correspondence in Box 9, as you requested, and found several letters written by Walter to his grandfather and mother from various locations in China and surrounding areas. Letters to his grandfather include one from Yokohama (24 August 1866), three from Shanghai (Oct 1866 and Dec 1867), seven from Peking (5 from Dec 1866-Apr 1867 and 2 from Sept-Oct 1867), one from Pat-a-chu(?) (18 May 1867), four from Lung-wong-tong (June-Sept 1867), and one aboard Steamer Delhi (21 Feb 1868). Letters to his mother included ones from Hong Kong (23 Jan 1868), aboard Steamer Reiver(?) (27 Jan 1868), Singapore (30 Jan 1868), and Benares (17 Feb 1868). There are also four letters to this mother from Alexandria, Jerusalem, and Beyrouth (Mar-Apr 1868). Letters to both his mother and grandfather later in 1868 (16 of them) are from Germany and Switzerland. Finally, I also found that there are two letters written by Gertrude from Peking (8 Feb 1867) and Pat-a-chu (13 July 1867) to her grandfather. All of these letters can be found in Box 9A.


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