elay.--Writing new book.--Delight in proposed bequest.--Advice concerning.
CLXXIX. Carlyle. Melchet Court, Romsey, 14 February, 1870. Acknowledgment of letter.
CLXXX. Carlyle. Chelsea, 24 February, 1870. Ending of the Harvard business.
CLXXXI. Emerson. Concord, 21 March, 1870. Visit to President Eliot concerning the bequest to Harvard.--Reflections on the gift.--Speech about it to others.--Must renew correspondence.-- His own children.
CLXXXII. Carlyle. Chelsea, 24 March, 1870. Possible delay of his last letter.--Society and Solitude not received.
CLXXXIII. Carlyle. Chelsea, 6 April, 1870. Emerson's letter received.--Thankful for the conclusion of the little Transaction.--Reflections on it.--Regrets that it has been spoken of.--_Society and Solitude._--News from Concord.--The night cometh.
CLXXXIV. Emerson. Concord, 17 June, 1870. Excuses for delay in writing.--Lectures on Philosophy.--Steps taken to secure privacy in regard to bequest.--Chapman's Homer.--Error in address of books