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Wait, Horatio L. (fl. 1860-) to darling Cherry

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08284.092 Author/Creator: Wait, Horatio L. (fl. 1860-) Place Written: Lisbon Harbor Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 November 1866 Pagination: 4 p. ; 21 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: The only attraction he notes is Italian opera. The Portuguese are obsessed with Faust. It is also the only cheap thing to do and the only thing he does frequently. He advises her on how to steer Jimmy clear of bad companions.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Military HistoryNavySoldier's LetterArt, Music, Theater, and FilmMusicTravelFinanceChildren and FamilyMarriageWomen's History

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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