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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Jun30, 1832 01.jpg
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…

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…
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