as he said, of supporting two poets, and was afterwards editor of the London Cosmopolitan.
In addition to his bold choice of an assistant, he invoked the rising prestige of Ralph Waldo Emerson, inviting him to give an address at the dedication of the Academy (Saturday, June 10, 1837), and suggesting to him, he being still in the ministry, to bring sermons and preach in the two Unitarian churches.
Margaret Fuller was ill for a time after reaching Providence, and wrote to Mr. Emerson in June, 1837: Concord, dear Concord, haven of repose, where headache, vertigo, other sins that flesh is heir to, cannot long continue.
After this came a period of unusual health, during which she wrote in great exhilaration to her friends.
To Miss Peabody, for instance (July 8, 1837), she exulted in the glow of returning health, and then gave this account of the school:--
As to the school, . .. I believe I do very well there.
I am in it four hours every morning, five days in the week; thus you