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June 2011 Newsletter

BIG NEWS! Orders can now be placed for a charter subscription to Letters & Journals. The $15 charter subscription entitles you to one year (2 issues) of the print version of Letters and Journals. You will also get free access to the onine version of the magazine as well as the other perks that are highlighted on the sign-up page.

Letter Damage

By Jackie Flaherty

It's easy to take for granted sending or receiving a letter in the mail. If the USPS didn't have such a high success rate then we wouldn't have such basic expectations that our letter would arrive unharmed and in a timely matter. Of course, not all of them do...arrive safely and unharmed.

I have heard others state that their mail is slow or unreliable, so maybe I'm just lucky. Or I don't know...(More)


The Diary Exhibit

By Jackie Flaherty

Scribbled notes on a museum brochure are all I have to accompany my memory of a recent visit to the Morgan Library and Museum to see 'The Diary: Three Centuries of Private Lives."

The exhibit room was a quiet, softly lit room filled with glass enclosures containing books, papers and... (More)

Newsletter Only Contest

This month's giveaway is a Sterling Silver Cross Townsend fountain pen (retail $425) generously donated by The Texas Pen Company.

To be eliglible to win, send one story idea you'd like to see featured in lthe print magazine of Letters & Journals. Send an email here. One entry per person. Winner will be selected after July 10 and notififed by email. If you have a problem with that email, you can also use this email.