Correspondence from Charlotte Perkins Gilman to Martha Allen Luther Lane, August 17, 1883
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 (Author)Lane, Martha Luther, 1862-1948 (Addressee)
From 207 Angell St., Providence, Rhode Island. "7:30 or near it." Gilman describes a tea party at which she and friends played a game variously known as The Ten Birds or A Good Fat Hen which begins "A good fat hen. Two ducks and a good fat hen. Three screaming wild geese, two ducks, and a good fat hen..." Gilman includes her own alliterative verse for the game. Page 4 features an illustration of a female angel.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Papers
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Correspondence from Charlotte Perkins Gilman to Martha Allen Luther Lane, August 17, 1883, Charlotte Perkins Gilman Papers, D.513, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester.
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