Browsing the "Letters" Tag

Robert the Bruce letter discovered

June 10th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A previously unknown letter written by Robert the Bruce to King Edward II has been uncovered. The letter, sent in


Unknown Voltaire letters uncovered

January 23rd, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

An academic in Oxford has discovered 14 previously unknown letters written by the famous writer Voltaire. They include a signed


Frederic Chopin’s long-lost letters

March 25th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

Six “lost” letters written by famous composer Frederic Chopin have been found. The letters, written by Chopin to his parents


Colonial kids had it tough

October 8th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

An analysis of colonial doctors’ letters show that colonial kids had it rough. Forget childhood obesity and behavioral problems. Little


A rare Pony Express artifact

May 5th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

The Smithsonian has posted an interesting article about a rare Pony Express artifact that took two years to reach its


Letters by Ulysses S. Grant found

February 19th, 2010 | by Sevaan Franks

A collection of hand-written letters by Ulysses S. Grant has been found in a museum in Illinois. As museum director



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