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

Jan 16, 2012 ... ONE-TIME DONATION .... Letters in general have a way of revealing as much about the ... of other people's letters to begin with, but make them love letters and it's a ... selected and annotated letters exchanged between one of the most ... history as it is a personal yet universal fragment of human aspiration.

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 ...

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".

www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/committees-of-correspondence

The Committees of Correspondence were the American colonies' means for ... The exchanges that followed built solidarity during the turbulent times and helped ... In 1764, Boston formed the earliest Committee of Correspondence, writing to ...

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.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/connections/james-madison/file.html

Included in Madison's papers are materials documenting his activities as a member of ... These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection, although they may ... letters and public papers relating to such pivotal events during his time in the public ... In a letter to George Washington, written before the opening of the ...