|Nathaniel Hawthorne to "My dear sister" [Elizabeth M. Hawthorne]. Autograph letter signed, Brunswick, Me., October 1, 1824. Gift: Leon Brooks Leavitt.|
Hawthorne's personality, mood, and circumstance find a clear voice in this letter home, where he is at once rakish, discouraged, and impecunious. all text copyright Bowdoin College, 2009.
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