Friday, January 22, 2010

Brooklyn, Connecticut 1849

Letter with lots of good and bad news from home. Dated Brooklyn, Connecticut, June 14, 1849, Fanny, Lucy and their mother Sarah Litchfield write to their sister and daughter Mrs Eldridge Hill, who has recently moved to the prairies of Illinois. Much information about friends and family, with news of marriages, a neighbor coming back from a lengthy out of town visit with a baby, concerns about health, a friend who died ["She was a very pleasant corpse"], a neighbor who destroyed his wagon and broke his leg in an accident, concern about ever seeing each other again, and desire to move to Illinois.

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