Letters of Note

Correspondence across the ages that reveal the personal side of public figures and humanize great events

Not so long ago—in the age before Twitter, email and Facebook—people wrote out their feelings, gripes, grievances and praise on hotel notepads, scraps of paper and personal stationary, and then mailed them. While some might argue that the art of correspondence died with the advent of the internet, it was Letters of Note—a popular website sharing correspondence across history and spheres—that paved the way for …