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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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In this letter to her mother, Mary is explaining the stressful things in her life. She writes that people do not understand what she is going through, but she also wants to write about the important things that Spring brings. She had been in Oswego…

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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…

FDH1844-11-08.pdf
Elizabeth writes to her son Frederic, sending him a box of butter from his brothers, Theodore and Theophilus. Elizabeth asks her son to tell her more about his neighbors and assumes that the reason he has not already done so is due to his involvement…

FDH1844-09-05.pdf
Elizabeth is writing to her son Frederic about things that happen and the things that she does in her daily life. She discusses his baby and her hope to see her grandson, who is possibly equal to the size of her son Theophilus. She updates him on…

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…

FDH_Sabbath_evening_near_11.pdf
Elizabeth is writing to Frederic, his son, so as to keep in touch. She expresses her joy in seeing her husband write letters to the children. She goes on to request Frederic to send in clothes that need mending and accept the pair of socks that she…
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