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Emily Hitchcock letter to Mary Hitchcock

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Title:
Emily Hitchcock letter to Mary Hitchcock
Description:
An undated letter to Mary Hitchcock (Edward Hitchcock's daughter) in which her sister Emily Hitchcock (later Emily Hitchcock Terry) writes a few lines about being on vacation from school, about visitors the family has recently had, and about her brother Edward being sick. Emily also inquires into how Mary is doing in Boston.
Creator:
Terry, Emily Hitchcock, 1838-1921
Recipient:
Hitchcock, Mary, 1824-1899
Date:
[ca. 1848–1859]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 26A Folder 40 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Correspondence
Terry, Emily Hitchcock, 1838-1921
Hitchcock, Mary, 1824-1899
Extent:
1 item (2 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (date):
The letter is undated, but since Emily writes of being on vacation from school it likely dates to earlier than 1859 when she graduated from the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.
Language:
English