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In the first half of this letter to his mother, Edward talks about himself in the third person. He begins by recounting when the men of Leverett sent his father (Dan Huntington) a letter, asking him to send Edward to them as a priest. Edward goes on…

FDH18400421.pdf
Elizabeth begins with apologies for not writing sooner, and thanks for Frederic's attentions through her sickness. Letter discusses Frederic's missionary work visiting prisoners, ferry transportation to Northampton now that the bridge is out, rules…

FDH1844-03-14.pdf
In a response to Frederic’s previous letter, Elizabeth begins by assuring him that she had received his letter, and that there had been confusion with the gift he sent to his father. She explains that Helen has grown sicker but is still alive, which…

FDH1843-11-18.pdf
This letter actually contains a letter written on November 18, 1843 and a lengthy postscript and shorter sidebar written on November 26, 1843. A major portion of the letter is devoted to reporting the death of Edward and offering praise of his…

FDH1843-10-14.pdf
Remembrances of Mary's death begin a letter about another family illness (unclear whether it is Edward or Dan who has worrisome digestion troubles). Elizabeth sends her youngest son many pounds of butter and instructs him on how best to store it. The…

FDH1845-07-15.pdf
Elizabeth writes to her son Frederic following a visit from his family. She discusses the health of Frederic’s family and the daily lives and events of their own lives. Elizabeth also discusses William’s health and his travels.

FDH1845-05-20.pdf
This is a letter to Frederic written by his mother. The letter is mostly just checking in with her son to see how he is doing, but there are some instances of substance. In the beginning of the letter, his mom talks about how she is glad that they…

18370616_.pdf
A very newsy letter full, as Elizabeth writes, of "gadding." She chides Edward for his business worries, reports on a meeting of a religious association at the house, visits to friends in Deerfield, the girls inviting a party to the house, an…
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