Search Letters
Search in Texts: (e.g., heathen)
the vertical line ( | ) serves as the OR operator in this box (e.g., preacher|minister or holy ghost|spirit).
For pattern matching one may employ wildcard characters (e.g., lone* retrieves lonely, lonesome, loneliness, etc.).

Limit your search by the following fields:
In these fields, uppercase AND, OR, and NOT serve as Boolean operators.
Author: (e.g., Austen, Jane)
    Age When Writing: (e.g., 19 or 15-20)
    Marital Status (When Writing): (e.g., Widowed)
    Maternal Status (When Writing): (Select an Option)
    Religion: (e.g., Methodist)
    Occupation: (e.g., Missionary)
Year Written: (e.g., 1865 or 1861-1865)
Month Written: (e.g., 1 or 1-5)
Day of Month Written: (e.g., 15 or 15-31)
Recipient: (e.g., Power, David)
    Recipient's Gender: (Select an option)
     Relationship to Author: (e.g., Spouse)
Where Written (Setting): (e.g., Shipboard)
Where Written (Geographical): (e.g., Bath)
Where Sent (Geographical): (e.g., Oxford)
Historical Events: (e.g., Seven Years War)
Personal Events: (e.g., Physical illness)
Subject Headings: (e.g., Omens)
Record Number: (e.g., S5245-D003)


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