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Letter (message)

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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 per...

10 Important Historical Letters Nearly Lost To Time - Listverse

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

The Letters of Greats: From Ernest Hemingway to Georgia O'Keeffe ...

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Jan 16, 2012 ... She took immense pleasure in the act, often writing to authors when there was ... Time and again, she simply could not resist the temptation to write. ... of other people's letters to begin with, but make them love letters and it's a whole ... of the most prominent couples in art history, photographer Alfred Sti...

What Kind of Historical Source are Letters and Diaries?

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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 ...

The History Book Club - HISTORICAL LETTERS AND SPEECHES ...

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Sep 16, 2010 ... HISTORICAL LETTERS AND SPEECHES > LETTERS OF NOTE ... Here is an interesting little site with many interesting letters written by famous people: ... Most of her letters were to her sister Cassandra, who destroyed .... This book explores that relationship through letters exchanged between the two.

orthography - Use of “f ” instead of “s” in historic, printed English ...

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Aug 15, 2011 ... Use of “f ” instead of “s” in historic, printed English documents ... Did the letter f once have the same sound as s today, or were some of ... Can someone more knowledgeable re-title the question? ... It was just a different way of writing s. ... codepoint U+0066: LATIN SMALL LETTER F ), but rather ſ (meaning ...

War Letters: Communication between Front and Home Front ...

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May 25, 2016 ... In nations where literacy was well-established by 1914, letter-writing was ... war, German soldiers and civilians exchanged close to 30 billion pieces of mail, .... and sometimes only – means for people of modest means to stay in touch. .... etc., and sitting round the old brazier we were quite happy for a time.

Amarna Letters - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Nov 6, 2015 ... The first letters were found in 1887 CE and date back to the 14th ... They say that people nowadays should pay more attention to them, ... Most of the letters were received by the Egyptians, only a few of them were written by the Pharaoh. ... however, they were not found at the same time, which means that ...

Africans in America/Part 2/Banneker's Letter to Jefferson - PBS

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Click here for the text of this historical document. On August 19, 1791, Benjamin Banneker wrote a lengthy letter to Thomas Jefferson, then Secretary of State, ...

Letters of Note

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I wish I had time and I would write you a letter dear to a surgeon's heart, I am as good .... letters were posted here on Letters of Note, and already almost a million people have enjoyed them. ... All in all you are the best author in human history. .... God only knows how many books have been written on "the meaning of man"...

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Adams Electronic Archive : Correspondence between John and ...

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Rest the mouse over bolded names of people and places to view additional information. ... John Adams, Letter to Abigail Adams, 29 June 1774, (third letter written on that date) From Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society. ... they exchanged a few letters at various times when they were apart between ...

Abigail Adams urges husband to “remember the ladies ... - History.com

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In a letter dated March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams writes to her husband, John ... written between 1762 and 1801 remains in the Massachusetts Historical .... flood, 33 people died and more than $1 billion in damages were incurred. ... Series was cancelled; it was the first time baseball did not crown a champion in 89 years.

The Telephone EXchange Name Project - Searchlight Group

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Telephone numbers used to begin with two letters, which were an abbreviation for a word. ... Along with other local history, this is part of establishing a sense of the place where you live. ... In it, LeBlanc ponders the meaning of place. ... We've collected exchange names from old phone books, and many people have sent ...