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Hannah Tappan letter to Mary Hitchcock, 1863 June 20

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Title:
Hannah Tappan letter to Mary Hitchcock, 1863 June 20
Description:
A letter of condolence from Hannah Tappan on the behalf of herself and her husband, John Tappan, to Mary Hitchcock upon hearing of the death of Orra White Hitchcock. Hannah and John Tappan were good friends of the Hitchcocks and traveled with them in Europe, and Tappan notes their long friendship in the letter. She sends her sympathies to Mary, Edward, and the rest of the family, and expresses her concern for Edward Hitchcock's poor health. The letter is signed "H. Tappan." It has been inferred that this refers to Hannah Tappan.
Recipient:
Hitchcock, Mary, 1824-1899
Date:
June 20, 1863
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 25 Folder 5 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Family
Death and burial
Health
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863
Extent:
1 item (3 pages)
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Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)