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Elizabeth Huntington to Bethia Huntington, Oct. 1, 1844

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Title

Elizabeth Huntington to Bethia Huntington, Oct. 1, 1844

Description

Describes the family's activities over the course of several days, including Elizabeth's reading on the sabbath, the family's craft activities, the harvest, and visits to family members. Throughout the letter, Elizabeth also dwells on themes of mortality and spirituality, mentioning family deaths and tombstones, and attributing her "solemn" feelings to the onset of autumn.

Creator

Elizabeth Whiting Phelps Huntington

Source

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Family Papers (Box 12 Folder 1)
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Date

1844-10-01

Rights

Courtesy of the Porter-Phelps-Huntington Foundation
For permissions contact Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Type

Correspondence