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Louisa May Alcott letter to Miss Chandler, approximately 1877 September

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 9

Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Louisa May Alcott to a Miss Chandler. Alcott expresses her inability to leave her ill mother. The Alcotts are hurrying to shut the house for the winter; they are going to stay at the Thoreau house, which Anna has just purchased. Typescript included. Undated, labeled only "Wed a.m." but approximately September 1877.


  • approximately 1877 September

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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) ; 13 x 20 cm folded to 13 x 10 cm

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File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

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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