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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, 17-year-old Mary Huntington is writing to her mother Elizabeth Huntington. Mary is away at school in Troy, New York, at the Troy Female Seminary—later the Emma Willard School. Mary writes that she has been unwell. She appears ill,…

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…

FDH1844-03-14.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…

FDH1843-09-13.pdf
Elizabeth is updating her son Frederic on the occurrences in the valley. She tells him, first, of his siblings who are at home and of his siblings who are in other places. She then tells him of the visitors that they have. While noting the shifts to…

MDH1835-01-25.pdf
Elizabeth begins her letter to her daughter, Mary, by reflecting on how she now rejoices that her deceased daughter Catherine is now free of sin. She then continues to fear for her children (especially Mary) as she feels that being away from home…

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…

JWH1831-11-29.pdf
This is a letter from mother to child, where Elizabeth updates her son John of her husband’s hopefully growing interests in becoming a preacher. She also informs him of different family matters, including who is visiting, and relays the contents of…
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