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Anna Dickinson

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[Special Correspondence.l Goshen, N. Y.,Sept. 17.- Miss Dickinson is now living here, eighteen miles from Newburg, in the fainily of Dr. Frederick W. Seward, whose hoine, Interterpines, is an elegant and picturesque residence, in the midst of an extensivo and romantic park, the grounds adorned with a grove of tall, stately pines, maples and chestnuts. The room she oocupies is a large aud handsoiae one, charmingly foroished in autique oak, with an atmosphere of quiet and luxury. A favored guest with people who love her, she may be found daily, comfortably geatxd at ease in the favorite old green leather covered study chair that once belonged to Charles Sumner, the picture of health iu: 1 happiness and surroundeii by her favorite books as she busily writes. The claim of her legions of friends that she is still the most gifted feniale orator of the day is universally conceded. She has not been to her home (Pittston, Pa.) since her five weeks' incarceration in the asylum at Dauville, that state, but lectures - the last time at Goshen, on Aug. 18- and lius been actively engaged in magazine, syndicate and new.spaper work. Her wonderful knowli of the prominent men and vromen of thia country, in the past quarter century and more, even to the stnallest personal details, inclnding hundreds of tho resident in and about New York city, will all be ntilizedand depicted in lier contemplated large volume that will consist of Reminiscences and Recollections (and may be called by that title at present), since, at the age of sixteen, she was called to presnnt an cmbodiment of her views on the slavery questiou befora the Thirtyeightii congresa. It will most assuredly be an Interesting and instruc-tive work. There is atso soine slight coutemplation of anothcr attempt to achieve histriouic honorn and, more probably, a renewal of lier dramatic work foUowing "The American Girl" and "Aurelian." the latter tragedy hardly regarded as a stage success. but of which a famous critic wx-ote that "there seems to be nothing that in any degree will approacb the literary excellence of this beautiful dramatic creation, which will unquestionably live as a classic of the stage." Sho has finally regained her full strength, her physical system has recovered from the agonizing strain placed npon her aud her mental faculties aro brilliant and unimpaired.


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