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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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…
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