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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letter_(message)

Historically, letters have existed from the time of ancient India, ... writing, polemical writing and also exchange ideas with like-minded others. For some people, letters were seen as a written performance. ... In the ancient world letters were written on a various different materials, ...

www.brainpickings.org/2012/01/16/famous-correspondence

Jan 16, 2012 ... ONE-TIME DONATION .... She took immense pleasure in the act, often writing to authors when there ... alluring about the voyeurism of other people's letters to begin with, but ... selected and annotated letters exchanged between one of the most prominent couples in art history, photographer Alfred Stieglitz ...

listverse.com/2015/08/21/10-important-historical-letters-nearly-lost-to-time

Aug 21, 2015 ... 10 Important Historical Letters Nearly Lost To Time ... the most efficient way people who lived far apart could exchange messages ... The letter was written four days after he officially became a German citizen. ... While the first two were to advise the president and give .... I think they mean "Scotch Pancake".

historymatters.gmu.edu/mse/letters/whatkind.html

Compared to many other kinds of written sources, both letters and diaries seem ... and exchanged by classes of literate people who had the time and means to reflect ... Diaries thus were born of self-examination but expanded into a means of ...

www.masshist.org/digitaladams/archive/letter

"I have a great Deal of Leisure, which I chiefly employ in Scribbling, that my Mind may not stand still or run back like my Fortune." John Adams, Letter to Abigail ...

www.newsweek.com/history-and-lost-art-letter-writing-78365

Jan 17, 2009 ... The decline in letter writing constitutes a cultural shift so vast that in the ... may divide time not between B.C. and A.D. but between the eras when people ... to free people, and in most cases that means free white people of property. ... or any people who, through some circumstance of history, were voiceless, ...

www.pbs.org/thewar/at_home_communication_letters_diaries.htm

Letters were addressed and written on a special one-sided form, sent to Washington where they were ... “I mean, they told us what was going on at whatever village they happened to be at. ... Most of the people here seem to be quite glad to see us. ... Course, at the time, you couldn't say much about where you were anyway.

www.goodreads.com/topic/show/405086-letters-of-note

HISTORICAL LETTERS AND SPEECHES > LETTERS OF NOTE ... Here is an interesting little site with many interesting letters written by famous people: .... This book explores that relationship through letters exchanged between the two. ... and a vast range of material, published and unpublished - If Love Were All... is the ...

fupress.net/index.php/bsfm-jems/article/download/14163/13231

The recently renewed scholarly interest in historical letters and letter writing has given rise to ... lowing the investigation of its features across time and cultures. ... and one per cent of the female population, though there were more people .... to delineate features of early modern letter writing culture including the mean-.

wondermark.com/true-stuff-letter-writing

Oct 16, 2014 ... I correspond with people all the time, but the last letter I wrote was an angry one to the IRS. One of my favorite historical books, though, is all about writing letters … ... Before the creation of special envelopes, letters were usually folded ... (or “ frank”) the stamp, meaning the letter did not need be franked at the ...