Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 1869
Cushman is delighted about Ned's letter as "his reasoning is clear, wise and sensible."
She has put on her corsets, which give her a lot of support but cause some pain across her chest.
CreditLibrary of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
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 Darling daughter Mine
Thanks for your letter. & the copy of Neds [sic]. Do You know I am delighted with Neds [sic] letter. it is so much clearer. more practical. more manly [?] & determined. than any thing I have ever seen before of his. He has turned into the +++ road [?]. darling. & I am very satisfied with him: His reasoning is clear. wise & sensible.
[1177 reverse] Darling. I have put on my corsets [?] to day. & they dont [sic] +++ me [?] at all. & they give me Such support. but I am in pain across my chest which I suppose comes from the straps being +++ from the wound. yesterday I saw Sir James this +++ & am to see him tonight [?]. Mrs +++ is +++ her suffering
she has Chris [?] +++ with her. Mrs Coolidge is here. & sends love [?]
Dear. will you like a darling answer this letter of auntie. ever at your +++. dear love to my darlings. I +++ them. and their mother.
Your faithfully loving