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Jun14, 1832 01.jpg
In this letter, Mary writes to her mother, Elizabeth, primarily about what is going on at school. She begins by sympathizing with her brother Frederic about being home-sick, and also reflects on the death of her sister, Catherine. She briefly…

Oct24 01.jpg
A folded piece of stationary with very formally addressed to Mary from Catherine noting that mother has approved inviting friends over to the house today. The letter seems to be a practice by young sisters at the language of formal invitations. The…

Bethia Huntington Box 20 Fol 4.pdf
In this letter, Bethia tells Mary how the family is doing without her. She mentions that Catherine is having problems sleeping alone, and when she is left alone she cries about missing Mary. She also mentions that Pa misses Mary and wants to see her…

FDH1844-06-02.pdf
The letter is from Elizabeth to her son describing her trip to visit his sister and her respective family. The mother begins with her trip and gives some specific details about the visit. She says that the family hopes to move to Oswego while some of…

MDH1832-05-11.pdf
This letter is from a mother, Elizabeth Whiting Phelps Huntington, to her daughter Mary, who is away, presumably having left home not too long ago. She tells her daughter that the family misses her and thinks of her often, and wishes her well on her…

JWH1831-10-03.pdf
In the letter, Elizabeth addresses a letter she had received from her son, John, a few days prior. In that letter, he had discussed his desire to win College honors, but had not received this prize, for which he was greatly disappointed. Elizabeth…

JWH1829-04-21.pdf
This letter is made up of two parts: one written by John Huntington’s sister Catherine, the other written by his mother Elizabeth. Both parts are general updates about life at home. They write a lot about their family members (like Pa, Theophilus,…
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