Cover

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Praise, Title Page, Series Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. i-vi

Contents

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pp. vii-xiv

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Acknowledgments

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pp. xv-xviii

The Center for Henry James Studies at Creighton University, grants from the Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation, Inc., the College of the Liberal Arts and Department of English, Pennsylvania State University, a Fellowship for College Teachers and Independent Scholars...

Symbols and Abbreviations

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pp. xix-xx

Chronology

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pp. xxi-xxvi

Errata

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pp. xxvii-xxx

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1881

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pp. 1-56

Dear Mrs. Child.
I shall be delighted to take tea with you on Sunday; & this time I think I can promise you not to play you false. Very truly
H. James jr...

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1882

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pp. 57-282

I can’t leave New York, as I am sorry to say I do tomorrow before you arrive, without leaving behind me a word of greeting & gratitude—to say nothing of regret. It is a stern engagement to pay a visit—at Butler Place—which makes me apparently...

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1883

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pp. 283-288

I receive this m a.m. your note of the 20th, written the day "after["] you had seen the news of Father’s death in the Standard. I can imagine how sadly it must have presented itself, as you sit alone in those dark, far- away rooms of mine. But it...

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Biographical Register

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pp. 289-302

This register is intended to help readers of The Complete Letters of Henry James keep track of the many people HJ mentioned in his letters more than once or received a letter from HJ. It lists family members and friends and public, literary, and artistic figures of James’s...

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General Editors’ Note

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pp. 303-316

We intend The Complete Letters of Henry James to be as useful to as broad a range of readers as possible, given the limitations of print reproduction. Because one cannot anticipate what biographical or historical details or stylistic idiosyncrasies contained in any given...

Works Cited

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pp. 317-326

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Index

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pp. 327-344

This index includes the names of every person to whom James addressed a letter (“letters to”), every person mentioned in a letter, every place from which a letter was sent (“letters from”), every place mentioned, every piece of art or architecture mentioned, and every article and book referred to.
Page numbers in bold indicate entries...