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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, ...

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

Jan 16, 2012 ... She took immense pleasure in the act, often writing to authors when there was ... 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 .... One-time donation.

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.pbs.org/thewar/at_home_communication_letters_diaries.htm

Most of the people here seem to be quite glad to see us. They throw fruit to ... They were really very slight wounds, and nothing at all to worry about. ... Don't worry about writing to me because Olga does a very good job writing. ... His voice sounded tired and he was made to repeat the speech over again two and three times.

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, ...

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.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/11-incredibly-powerful-hand-written-letters-from-history

Dec 9, 2013 ... Letters Of Note, Shaun Usher's compilation of fascinating letters, ... Then do the drawing again, this time correcting the mistakes. .... White people in this country have enough frauds of their own but I am sure .... written on the plane to Washington DC — in which his services were offered in the war on drugs.

www.ft.com/content/4fa74866-3810-11e3-8668-00144feab7de

Oct 18, 2013 ... Asked if they write letters, most people would echo the DLO's famous ... Plainly, instant electronic means of communication – email, of course, but ... Letters used to be exchanged with the regularity of email, with messages ... and viewers were an aberration in the long historical domination of social media.

www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130862704

Oct 27, 2010 ... History ... An original letter, from John Adams to his future wife Abigail begins, " Miss ... Viewing each other as intellectual equals, the two exchanged more than ... "He was writing these letters as much to you and I at this moment in time, ... were always together and George Washington had his wife, Martha, ...