Help Transcribe the Correspondence

The letters listed below need transcriptions, and we would welcome your help! Please feel free to create your transcription in a text file (Google Doc, Word doc, Text file, even in email) and send it to us. 

Some basic guidelines:

  • Be sure to note the URL of the letter or the Identifier so we know which letter you worked on. 
  • If you are not sure of a word, type your best guess [suffrage?] or [illegible]
  • Leave a space between the pages of the letter, and add an indicator of the page break (i.e., Page 2, Page 3)

What about interlinear additions?

  • Use ^ ^ to indicate these:
    We went ^to^ the Museum

What if the word is misspelled?

  • Please reproduce the misspelling.
  • This excellent document from the Natural History Museum (London) has a list of examples and abbreviations.

Willis, Phebe Post. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Phebe Post Willis to Isaac Post, October 14, 1838.

Kingsbury, Elizabeth Annie. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Elizabeth Annie Kingsbury to Amy Kirby Post, April 18, 1857.

Thayer, Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Sarah E Thayer to Amy Kirby Post, August 1, 1857.

Thayer Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Thayer Sarah E to Amy Kirby Post, December 23, 1857.

Post, Isaac. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Isaac Post to Amy Kirby Post, May 10, 1858.

Post, Joseph. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Joseph Post to Isaac Post, May 16, 1859.

Plumb, Charles M. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Charles M Plumb to Amy Kirby Post, June 21, 1859.

Plumb, Charles M. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Charles M Plumb to Amy Kirby Post, July 15, 1859.

N___, A S ?. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from A S ? N___ to Isaac Post, 186-?

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, 186-.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, 186-.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, 186-?

Titus, Esther. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Esther Titus to Amy Kirby Post, 186-?

Titus, Esther. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Esther Titus to Amy Kirby Post, 186-?

Howland, Emily. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Emily Howland to Amy Kirby Post, November 23, 1862.

Searing, Mary. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Searing to Amy Kirby Post, December 7, 1862.

Unknown writer. Letter to Jacob Kirby ? Post.

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Handwritten letter from unknown writer to Jacob Kirby ? Post, 1863?

Wilbur, Julia A. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Julia A Wilbur to Amy Kirby Post, January 23, 1863.

Wilbur, Julia A. Letter to Esther ? Titus.

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Handwritten letter from Julia A Wilbur to Esther ? Titus, February 20, 1863.

Roberts, Palina J. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Palina J Roberts to Amy Kirby Post, July 17, 1863.

Titus, Esther. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Esther Titus to Amy Kirby Post, July 24, 1863.

Barney, Phebe M ?. Letter to Esther ? Titus.

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Handwritten letter from Phebe M ? Barney to Esther ? Titus, September 15, 1863.

May, Samuel Joseph. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Samuel Joseph May to Isaac Post, November 8, 1863.

Post, Isaac. Letter to Willet E Post.

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Handwritten letter from Isaac Post to Willet E Post, December 14, 1863.

Titus, Francis W. Letter to Esther Titus.

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Handwritten letter from Francis W Titus to Esther Titus, January 31, 1864.

Thayer, Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Sarah E Thayer to Amy Kirby Post, May 30, 1864.

Unknown writer. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from unknown writer to Isaac Post, May 31, 1864.

Post, Willet E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Willet E Post to Amy Kirby Post, January 22, 1865.

Post, Amy Kirby. Letter to Esther Titus.

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Handwritten letter from Amy Kirby Post to Esther Titus, March 28, 1865.

Titus, Esther. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Esther Titus to Amy Kirby Post, May 20, 1865.

Post, Isaac. Letter to Jacob Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Isaac Post to Jacob Kirby Post, November 29, 1865.

Post, Elizabeth R ?. Letter to Amy Kirby ? Post.

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Handwritten letter from Elizabeth R ? Post to Amy Kirby ? Post, December 31, 1865.

Daniels, Cora L V. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Cora L V Daniels to Amy Kirby Post, January 2, 1866.

Post, Isaac. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Isaac Post to Amy Kirby Post, January 9, 1866.

Griffing, Josephine Sophie White ?. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Josephine Sophie White ? Griffing to Isaac Post, January 10, 1866.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, February 7, 1866.

Haviland, Laura Smith. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Laura Smith Haviland to Amy Kirby Post, February 22, 1866.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, May 21, 1866.

Post, Joseph. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Joseph Post to Isaac Post, May 21, 1866.

Davies, N W. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from N W Davies to Isaac Post, September 3, 1866.

Willis, Henry. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Henry Willis to Isaac Post, September 20, 1866.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, December 27, 1866.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, January 1, 1867.

Brewster, Eliot A. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Eliot A Brewster to Amy Kirby Post, March , 1867?

Carpenter, Davis ?. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Davis ? Carpenter to Isaac Post, March 14, 1867.

Howard, Oliver Otis. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Oliver Otis Howard to Amy Kirby Post, March 25, 1867.

Unknown writer. Letter to ? Griffin.

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Handwritten letter from unknown writer to ? Griffin, March 30, 1867.

Merritt, Phebe. Letter to Sojourner Truth.

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Handwritten letter from Phebe Merritt to Sojourner Truth, April 17, 1867?

Waisbrooker, Lois. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Lois Waisbrooker to Amy Kirby Post, April 25, 1867.

Daniels, Cora L V. Letter to Amy Kirby ? Post.

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Handwritten letter from Cora L V Daniels to Amy Kirby ? Post, May 19, 1867.

Page, L M B. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from L M B Page to Amy Kirby Post, May 19, 1867.

Post, Amy Kirby. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Amy Kirby Post to Isaac Post, July 7, 1867.

Daniels, Cora L V. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Cora L V Daniels to Amy Kirby Post, July 14, 1867.

Kingsbury, Elizabeth Annie. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Elizabeth Annie Kingsbury to Amy Kirby Post, November 28, 1867.

Titus, Francis W. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Francis W Titus to Amy Kirby Post, March 14, 1868.

Dean, Phebe B. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Phebe B Dean to Amy Kirby Post, April 7, 1868.

Gray, Louisa Nell. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Louisa Nell Gray to Amy Kirby Post, May 10, 1868.

Mills, Charles D B. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Charles D B Mills to Amy Kirby Post, June 26, 1868.

Colman, Lucy Newhall Danforth. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Lucy Newhall Danforth Colman to Amy Kirby Post, August 7, 1868.

Titus, Esther. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Esther Titus to Amy Kirby Post, March 27, 1869?

Post, Amy Kirby. Letter to Mary ?.

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Handwritten letter from Amy Kirby Post to Mary ?, May 2, 1869.

Tucker, Mary C. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary C Tucker to Amy Kirby Post, May 19, 1869.

Thayer, Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Sarah E Thayer to Amy Kirby Post, September 15, 1869.

Colman, Lucy Newhall Danforth. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Lucy Newhall Danforth Colman to Amy Kirby Post, October 10, 1869.

Sinton, Prudence K. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Prudence K Sinton to Amy Kirby Post, 187-?

Sinton, Prudence K. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Prudence K Sinton to Amy Kirby Post, January 20, 1870.

Thayer, Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Sarah E Thayer to Amy Kirby Post, February 1, 1870.

Sinton, Prudence K. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Prudence K Sinton to Amy Kirby Post, May 12, 1870.

Post, Mary Robbins. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary Robbins Post to Isaac Post, July 11, 1870.

Wight, Mary C ?. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary C ? Wight to Isaac Post, August 7, 1870.

Remond, Charles Lenox. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Charles Lenox Remond to Amy Kirby To? Post, February 21, 1872.

Willis, Sarah L Kirby Hallowell. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Sarah L Kirby Hallowell Willis to Isaac Post, March 6, 1872.

Wight, Mary C. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

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Handwritten letter from Mary C Wight to Amy Kirby Post, November 17, 1872.

Letter from Susan B. Anthony to Mary Lewis Gannett, June 17, 1904

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Susan B. Anthony writes Mary Lewis Gannett from Germany on June 17, 1904, describing a banquet she attended.

Postcard from Rachel Foster Avery to Susan B. Anthony while abroad, July 11, 1883

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This postcard is addressed to Susan B. Anthony in London.

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