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Elizabeth Huntington to Frederic Dan Huntington, Jan. 4th, 1845

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Title

Elizabeth Huntington to Frederic Dan Huntington, Jan. 4th, 1845

Description

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 surrounding the new minister, Mr. Ellis, and looks forward to his next sermon. In addition to Frederic, Sarah Phelps is expected to arrive in a couple weeks. Throughout the letter she mentions the restoring power of the outdoors and points to occasions where she has experienced such positive energy. She asks Frederic to procure her publications and writing paper and is disappointed that he will not be preaching in Hadley. She ends her letter with a blessing to Frederic and Mrs. Sargent conveying her love and sincerity.

Creator

Elizabeth Whiting Phelps Huntington

Source

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Family Papers (Box 12 Folder 10)
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Date

1845-01-04

Rights

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

Type

Correspondence