Elizabeth Hawthorne autograph letter signed to James Thomas Fields, Beverly, 28 January 1871
Is pleased with "The Whispering Galley" in the Atlantic Monthly (Feb. 1871). Gives the correct date for Fanshawe, mentions Nathaniel Hawthorne's affection for Elinor (Barstow) Condit, his interest in old newspapers & cookery books. Has no material that could be inserted in a new edition of his works. Signed E.M.H.