Guide to the Thomas Bailey Aldrich Letters, 1868-1875
Collection number: MS 88
About Thomas Bailey Aldrich, 1836-1907
Thomas Bailey Aldrich was a New Hampshire-born author, poet and editor. His most
noteable works are The Story of a Bad Boy and An Old Town By The Sea.
About the Thomas Bailey Aldrich Letters
Four letters written by Thomas Bailey Aldrich to his good friend and his wife’s
obstetrician, Dr. Israel Tisdale Talbot. The letters are personal in nature. In one,
dated September 18, 1868, Aldrich informs Talbot that he named his youngest son
Talbot Bailey Aldrich in honor of the doctor’s friendship and service to the family.
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Thomas Bailey Aldrich Letters, 1868-1875, MS 88, Milne
Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham,
Purchased: Current Company, date unknown (Accession number: 7922)