Letter from Charlotte Cushman to [Emma Crow], Monday, July 17, [1861]

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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to [Emma Crow], Monday, July 17, [1861]


Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920
Mercer, Sallie
Relationships-- Intimate--Same-sex
Social Events--Travels
Stebbins, Emma, 1815-1882
Crow, Wayman, 1808-1885
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876


Emma Crow is with Mary. Cushman sends love and speaks fondly of Emma's father. Emma Stebbins is in Liverpool.


Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876


LoC, CCP 1: 293-294





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[293] The pilot leaves us in five minutes & I send this one word of love to my own darling. I recd. the papers on board the steamer & thanked God inwardly & outwardly that my darling, had been so prompt surely I am blessed in my daughter. Thank you dear one. I have been so +++ this morning that I only opened your letter to see if the papers were mentioned finding a telegraph enclosed
I see that Mary is with you I am so glad. Now you will be

[293 reverse] free to get a little rest. before you & Mary start for Lennox. Your father is indeed the best of fathers & of men — ah I am so glad you are not hurrying off to Saratoga — Sallie sends best love to you. so does aunt Em
tell Mrs Freeman. Florence +++ a bit but is getting on +++ she sends dear love to her father & mother

[294] aunt Em sends dear love my Liverpool address. is Knotty Cross. +++ near Liverpool. for three weeks — then to uncle Charles. I love you my own darling life – down deep into the center of my heart my soul and all that is best in me — are yours — Love me +++ as your faithfuly [sic] fond Auntie Ladie
Grandmother sends best love
Love to Mary. I wrote to your father last night & to you.


Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876


Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920


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Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to [Emma Crow], Monday, July 17, [1861],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/357.

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