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The subject of the letter includes, the officers tooth ache and extraction, his wifes tooth extraction and gold filling, being charged in error for light blue military pants, studying field and light artillery, and the 1864 election of William Alfred Buckingham as Governor of Connecticut. Letter, 9 April 1864, from an unknown Union officer named Andrew, stationed at Fort Scott, Arlington, Virginia, to his wife Sarah. An inordinately popular mid nineteenth-century guide, originally published in 1834 and here revised and augmented by "A Lady of Rank". Original cloth gilt; all edges gilt; a little rubbed; endpapers cracked; somewhat shaken, but a reasonable copy of a fragile item. First published in 1859 and compiled by the anonymous "Man in the Club Window" depicted in the frontispiece, with additional material from "A Matron". Gilbert of Copthall Buildings, behind the Bank of England. Consideration for others in the matter of introductions, visiting, dances, the theatre, dinners, sports and games, motoring manners, joining a club, conversation, letter-writing, engagement, the bridegroom, the best man, dress, travelling by train, boarding houses and hotels, tipping, etc. A comprehensive, not to say intimidating, guide with introductory remarks on low society, vulgar society and dangerous society, followed by chapters on the dressing-room; the ladys toilet; dress; ladys dress; accomplishments; feminine accomplishments; manners, carriage and habits; the carriage of a lady; in public; in private; dinners and diners; balls; parties; marriage; presentation at court, etc. Includes a communication from a lady inviting another to visit her in painful circumstances; from a lady to a sanitary inspector complaining of defective drains; letters regarding the characters of servants; letter to a young lady on her engagement (disapproving); a letter from a maid servant taxing her lover with neglect; letter from a lady remonstrating with her fianc for flirting at a party, and so many other delights. Atlases, with examples of all the great printed land and sea atlases from Ptolemy onwards and extensive holdings in nineteenth and twentieth century general, national, state, and county atlases.Maps of European regions and cities from the sixteenth through eighteenth century.The Newberry houses an extraordinary collection of maps and sources relating to the history and culture of travel.The geographical coverage is best for the Americas and Western Europe, but all regions of the world are well represented.
"With thoughts, hints, and anecdotes concerning social observances; nice points of taste and good manners; and the art of making ones -self agreeable. Original olive cloth, ruled, blocked and lettered in black; edges a little spotted; endpapers lightly tanned, but a very good copy in the original pictorial dust-jacket a little, worn, chipped and frayed.
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He also discusses the removal of secessionists from Alexandria; Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, D.
Letter, 8 July 1863, from Charlie [-----], a Union soldier at Fort Scott, near Alexandria, Virginia, to Emma in Litchfield, Connecticut, discussing the celebration in camp during the 4th of July and for recent victories such as the capture of Vicksburg and Battle of Gettysburg.