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Mary Huntington writes to her mother, Elizabeth W. P. Huntington, about her decision to travel to Albany. She makes this decision after considering other people’s travel plans of and deliberating. She preferred to be accompanied by some of her family…

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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…

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Mary writes this letter to her parents while she is away in Troy at school. She begins the
letter informing them that 12 cases of cholera have been found in New York and that she, and others, are worried about it spreading to Troy. Mary emphasizes…

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…

Jun20, 1832 01.jpg
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…

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This is a letter written by Mary Huntington to her mother Elizabeth W.P. Huntington where Mary writes about her current state of living. Mary addresses the reports of cholera that have been happening around her. She writes that there have been so…

Mary Huntington Box 20 Fol 10a.pdf
Mary writes to her father, grateful for his letter to her advising that she remain at the school despite a cholera threat. She describes the precautions the city is taking and notes that many other girls have left the school, and suggests plans for…

FDH18400421.pdf
Elizabeth begins with apologies for not writing sooner, and thanks for Frederic's attentions through her sickness. Letter discusses Frederic's missionary work visiting prisoners, ferry transportation to Northampton now that the bridge is out, rules…

FDH1843-10-14.pdf
Remembrances of Mary's death begin a letter about another family illness (unclear whether it is Edward or Dan who has worrisome digestion troubles). Elizabeth sends her youngest son many pounds of butter and instructs him on how best to store it. The…

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…
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