Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau/Contents

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Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau, ed. Franklin Benjamin Sanborn
Contents.


CONTENTS.


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Introduction v
I. YEARS OF DISCIPLINE.
Sketch of Thoreau's Life from Birth to Twenty Years 1
Letters to his Brother John and Sister Helen 12
Early Friendship and Correspondence with Emerson and his Family 39
Staten Island and New York Letters to the Thoreaus and Emersons 76
II. THE GOLDEN AGE OF ACHIEVEMENT.
Correspondence with C. Lane, J. E. Cabot, Emerson, and Blake 146
III. FRIENDS AND FOLLOWERS.
The Shipwreck of Margaret Fuller 220
An Essay on Love and Chastity 237
Moral Epistles to Harrison Blake of Worcester 251
Excursions to Cape Cod, New Bedford, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey 302
Excursions to Monadnoc and Minnesota 421
Last Illness and Death 460
Index 465