I started trawling through books, visiting local museums and exhibitions and navigating various online archives, looking for examples of interesting correspondence, and, within a few days, I’d found so many fascinating documents – letters, memos, telegrams – that I was hooked. I’d also become convinced, during my research, that they would make a great subject for a website – an online collection of letters of the kind that are now, in this paperless age of email, deemed old-fashioned.
For years, British copywriter Shaun Usher has been collecting famous people’s letters on his well-known “Letters of Note” blog and now is publishing his discoveries in a book.
You can read his story on the feature he wrote for The Telegraph.
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