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Mar31, 1835 01.jpg
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…

Nov1, 1834 01.jpg
Mary is writing a letter to her mother about her arrival at Oswego. The first half of her letter she talks about the journey itself, she discusses how she felt sick at one point but has since gotten over it. She then talks about the friends she made…

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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…

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…

FDH1844-09-05.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…

FDH1844-01-27.pdf
Mother Elizabeth writes to son Frederic in order to inform him of the state of his dying sister, Helen. Elizabeth reveals her thoughts on death and the afterlife, and talks about their various encounters with family friends. Elizabeth compliments her…

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…

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…

MDH1831-04-11.pdf
Elizabeth is writing to her daughter, Mary, on her birth day. The fact that Elizabeth is writing the letter in a feeble state could potentially explain why she elects to discuss Christianity. In the first paragraph, she conveys the purpose of her…
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