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Louisa May Alcott letter to Mary Mapes Dodge, approximately 1874 October 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 4

Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Louisa May Alcott to a Mrs. [Mary Mapes] Dodge, from Concord, Massachusetts. Discusses the press of "home affairs" and Louisa's mother's poor health, makes it impossible for Louisa to make binding engagements. She mentions loyalty to her illustrator Elizabeth B. Greene. Dated October 8, approximately 1874.


  • approximately 1874 October 8

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Originals restricted. Photocopies available for public use.

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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 (3 pages) ; 19 x 24 cm folded to 19 x 12 cm

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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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