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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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Mary explains that she is struggling with her physical and mental health to her Mother. For the first part of her time at Troy, her school, she was struggling to get to her lessons but felt that the only time for her to finish her studies was the…

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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,…

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In this letter, Mary is writing to her mother with a sense of worriedness. It seems that she wants to leave school and is asking her mother if there is anyone coming to get her. She mentions a dreaded disease which she hopes to avoid by leaving the…

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In this letter, Mary writes to her parents from school. She is very anxious and hurried in sending the letter. There is no clear danger to Mary’s health, but she is not well. Mary references asking someone to come for her in the previous letter, and…

MDH1835-03-27.pdf
This is a letter Elizabeth wrote in response to her daughter Mary. Here they are making plans for Mary’s visit as well as updating her on news about the town and its members. She shares with Mary how her sister Bethia and her father are currently…

JWH1831-10-14.pdf
Elizabeth writes to her son John in response to letters that he has written her. She first declares that Charles Thompson from Philadelphia is the author of the “Commentary on Translation”, which another man named Mr. Smith recommended reading. She…

FDH18421025.pdf
In this correspondence between Elizabeth Huntington and Frederic Dan Huntington, she writes to him on about the travel plans of fellow people in their community. She gives him reassurance in his new role as a minister in the community following his…
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