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Articles with keyword "Letters"

an illustration of Lincoln


Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.


Editor's Note

This issue includes a conversation with the Jefferson Lecturer, and articles on Einstein, Grant, Frost, and painter Archibald Motley.

This woodblock print by Yoshu Shuen depicts a reception given by the Meiji Emper


The Odyssey of Ulysses S. Grant

After winning the Civil War and living in the White House, he decided to see the world.

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti


Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

"The Battle of Lake Erie" by Julian O. Davidson


Roosevelt the Revisionist

Young TR takes on the War of 1812.


Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Excerpts from the works of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Postmark: Renaissance

A trove of letters reveals the wit and intrigue of the Medici courts.


A Life in Letters

The irascible John Adams shows a different side in his writings to his wife Abigail.

Family of Lars Stavig


The Life of a Norwegian Pioneer

One brother in South Dakota and one in Norway share their lives through letters.

Civil War soldiers from Wisconsin


Badger Boys in Blue

Wisconsin remembers its Badger Boys who fought for the Union.