Fragments: Mrs. Reuben Chandler writes to her husband during a cholera epidemic
note: Most of this journal, written on shipboard, seems to have been destroyed, probably by fire. What remains suggests that Mrs. Chandler journeyed to New Orleans without her husband's permission, thus becoming indirectly the cause of her baby's death.
Anne Stevenson, "Fragments: Mrs. Reuben Chandler writes to her husband during a cholera epidemic from Correspondences: A Family History of Letters" from Poems 1955-2005. Copyright © 2005 by Anne Stevenson. Reprinted with the permission of Bloodaxe Books Ltd. www.bloodaxebooks.com
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Poet Anne Stevenson b. 1933
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