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Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 

FAMILIAR LETTERS OF
HENRY DAVID THOREAU


EDITED, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES

by

F. B. SANBORN



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BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY
The Riverside Press, Cambridge
1894

 

CONTENTS.


page
Introduction v
I. YEARS OF DISCIPLINE.
Sketch of Thoreau's Life from Birth to Twenty Years 1
Letters to his Brother John and Sister Helen 12
Early Friendship and Correspondence with Emerson and his Family 39
Staten Island and New York Letters to the Thoreaus and Emersons 76
II. THE GOLDEN AGE OF ACHIEVEMENT.
Correspondence with C. Lane, J. E. Cabot, Emerson, and Blake 146
III. FRIENDS AND FOLLOWERS.
The Shipwreck of Margaret Fuller 220
An Essay on Love and Chastity 237
Moral Epistles to Harrison Blake of Worcester 251
Excursions to Cape Cod, New Bedford, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey 302
Excursions to Monadnoc and Minnesota 421
Last Illness and Death 460
Index 465

Copyright, 1894,
By HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.

All rights reserved.


The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass., U. S. A.
Electrotyped and Printed by H. O. Houghton and Company

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