Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Sarah Anderton [?], [1848]

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Title

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Sarah Anderton [?], [1848]

Subject

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876
England
Family
Marriage
Travel Reports
Relationships--Networks
Muspratt, Susan Cushman, 1822-1859

Description

Cushman will be in Sheffield to attend to some matters with her mother. She asks Anderton whether she will join her on her train ride to Masbro and meet a friend, from whom she has commissioned dress patterns.
Cushman is very nervous about the recent marriage of Susan Cushman.

Credit

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

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

LoC, CCP 7: 2316-2317

Date

1848-00-00

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Reference

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[2316] Sunday
My sweet friend. In a desperate hurry. I write just one word to say that I shall be in Sheffield on business on Tuesday. next. The Burtons [?] will meet me (my mother & myself) to take us to some silver plate workers to +++ my sisters plated goods for housekeeping. I shall be very busy all the day. but I shall leave the station

[2316 reverse] at Sheffield for Masbro. & the north at 4.50. P.M. will you come to the station & go over to Masbro: with me where I am to meet a friend who comes from London & who brings. a small bundle of things. which I have had put up for you as patterns. an old body or two which will give you an idea about making bodies. Dont [sic] Think I have neglected you. in not writing.
I have been. so very much

[2317] engaged this last week. That I have hardly known whether I have been upon my head or my heels. as you can well believe. Susan was married on Wednesday. & I have been more nervous & ill than I can describe to you.
God bless you dear & believe me ever faithfully
Your attached friend
Charlotte

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Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

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Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Sarah Anderton [?], [1848],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed May 28, 2024, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/529.

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