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Edward Huntington wrote this cramped letter to his mother in the midst of his studies
away at college. It opens affectionately, but Edward quickly moves into a discussion of his
friends and his philosophy of life. though much of the letter is…

Mary Huntington Box 20 Fol 7b.pdf
Mary D. Huntington writes to her sister, Bethia Huntington, thanking her for a letter received from her. She goes on to discuss current events in her life at Miss Emma Willard’s School in Troy, New York. These events include, interactions and…

Mary Huntington Box 20 Fol 7a.pdf
This is a letter that Mary wrote to her sister Bethia likely while she was at Miss Emma Willard’s School in Troy, New York. She starts by stating that she is up to date with all her communication, except she has not written to William, because she…

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…

FDH1844-03-14.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…

MDH1835-03-22.pdf
In this letter, Elizabeth Huntington writes to her daughter Mary, apparently for the first time in a while (she talks about the “awkwardness” of picking up again something that one has neglected). She updates Mary on her family and on other…

MDH1833-01-06.pdf
Elizabeth Whiting Phelps Huntington is writing a letter to her daughter Mary. It is the evening of the Sabbath, and Elizabeth has taken the time to remind Mary of some important aspects in pleasing the Lord. She reminds Mary of the importance of…

MDH1832-07-03.pdf
In the beginning of the letter, Elizabeth starts by telling Mary about how a stranger from New Salem, who she does not seem particularly fond of, was knocking on her door. She tells Mary about how she proceeds to let him in, but hopes that this third…

MDH1832-05-21.pdf
Elizabeth writes to her 17 year-old daughter Mary while she is away at school. There seems to be some concern about Mary's health or happiness and Elizabeth seems willing to have her return home and study with her brother William if she prefers.…

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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