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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…

JWH1831-09-07.pdf
This letter is your typical letter from your mother updating her child of what is new at home. Here we see Elizabeth Huntington update Whiting about what is happening at home: the store is going through some modifications, Elizabeth and Miss…

JWH1830-04-25.pdf
This letter begins with Elizabeth mentioning Edward’s birthday and discussing how everything in this life, like business and pleasure, is undeserving of genuine concern unless it stems from religion. She then goes on to discuss how she saw Edward on…

JWH1829-11-26.pdf
In this letter, Elizabeth talks extensively about how she had expected Elizabeth Fisher and her family to arrive at her home and had taken great pains to prepare for their arrival only to find out when Pa came back from town that she had written that…

JWH1825-06-24.pdf
In this letter from Elizabeth Huntington to John Huntington on the 24th of July, 1825, Elizabeth writes about a recent trip she and other unnamed family members (presumably including husband Dan Huntington) recently arrived home from. She first…

FDH1846-05-07.pdf
Elizabeth is writing to her son for the first time in a while because she has been very sick. She thanks God for her recovery. People are traveling but they are worried about Elizabeth because she has been so sick. She is able to sew during the day…

FDH1846-02-25.pdf
This is a letter from Elizabeth Huntington to her son Frederic. In it she details daily life and interpersonal interactions within the community. She brings religion into her writing through textual quotations or just by writing about sermons,…

FDH1845-01-04.pdf
Elizabeth is updating Frederic on the family’s activities, health, and town news. She specifically notes his father’s slow recovery and hopes that Frederic’s return will restore their father’s health. Elizabeth also mentions the excitement…

18430124.pdf
The letter is from Elizabeth Huntington, to her son Frederic. She talks a lot about being proud of him, that she is happy that he cares about the poor and makes an effort to get them involved in the church. She says she will send some old garments…
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