John S. Corliss papers  1861-1863
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Contents List

   Container / Location    Title
Box   30, Small Collections  
Laura Collins letters [series]:
Folder   12  
  1899 May 17 . Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky. (4 pages)
Has written few letters because of illness and other "sorrows." Everard Jack Appleton, an acquaintance, "smokes cigarettes and sees visions," and "mix[es] me up with the literary Gallaghers," to the amusement of the Case and Collins families. Description of family members. Holiday edition of "Egypt," a poem by Collins. Request for Mr. Hill to read typed drafts of Collins's letters for possible inclusion in a book.
 
  1903 May 15 . Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky. (4 pages)
Has sent [Dwight] Benton's painting "Fort Dearborn." Artists' jealousy of dead artists. Description of 77th birthday party. She has received compliments on her youthful face.
 
  1903 June 10 . Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky. (4 pages)
Discussion of Mrs. Benton's letter about [Dwight] Benton's decline and death and news of the Bentons' children. Reasons for not writing an article for Mr. Hill.
 
  Undated June 5 . Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky. (3 pages)
Indignant that Mr. Hill did not call during a recent visit to Maysville. Description of breakfast including spring chicken, waffles, and fried apples. Description of two horses.