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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…

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Mary Huntington writes to her mother, Elizabeth W. P. Huntington, about her decision to travel to Albany. She makes this decision after considering other people’s travel plans of and deliberating. She preferred to be accompanied by some of her family…

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Mary tells her mother of Mr. Merrick’s sermon upon his arrival to town. He spent more than an hour to indicate the character of God and denies the doctrine of original sin. Mr. Merrick says he is an abolitionist. Mary is pleased with him and thinks…

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In this letter, Mary writes to her mother, Elizabeth, and agrees that she should accompany her cousin to communion. Mary laments that she cannot have such discussions about religion with her friends, and not only does she wish to make a public…

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…

18401025.pdf
Describes Elizabeth's reading in the journals the Monthly Miscellany and the Western Messenger, including appreciation of an essay on "a sister's influence" written by Frederic and presumably meditating on his sister Mary's recent death. The letter…

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…

18420608_.pdf
Elizabeth starts off her letter to Edward by saying that Edward’s brother Frederic has just surprised them by showing up to the house and is taking a nap on the couch. She then discusses how the people of Hadley talk to much, and this causes…

FDH18420621.pdf
Elizabeth has written a letter to Frederic updating him on the whereabouts of, presumably, family and close friends. She specifically mentions Judge Lyman’s disease and as, a result, impaired cognitive abilities. Elizabeth’s sister, Lydia, has also…

FDH1844-11-29.pdf
This letter is part of a correspondence between Elizabeth Huntington and Frederic Dan Huntington. In the letter, Elizabeth refuses to satisfy Frederic, citing God and reason as her rational. However, to show her affection, she attached a pair of…
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