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Louisa May Alcott letter to Jannette E. Sweet, 1885 September 11

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 21

Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Louisa to a Mrs. Sweet. Alcott outlines her ideas for a children's story to be written by Mrs. Sweet, and offers to write the introduction when it is finished and send it to a publisher. Typescript and envelope, addressed to Mrs. J. E. Sweet, Lewis & Clarke Co., Marysville, Montana, are included. Envelope postmarked September 11, 1885.


  • 1885 September 11

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Originals restricted. Photocopies available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright of this collection rests with the Estate of Theresa W. Pratt and the Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish any item in its entirety must be obtained from Reference Services at


1 folded sheet (4 pages) ; 20 x 24 cm folded to 20 x 12 cm

1 envelope ; 8 x 13 cm

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Digital copy of recording available for use in the Reading Room.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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