Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 1869

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Title

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 1869

Subject

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876
Cushman, Edwin "Ned" Charles, 1838-1909
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Illness
Praise
Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920

Description

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.

Credit

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

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

LoC, CCP 4: 1177

Date

1869-08-00

Type

Reference

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Text

[1177] 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
Mama

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920

Location

[Edinburgh, UK]

Geocode (Latitude)

55.9533456

Geocode (Longitude)

-3.1883749

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Citation

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 1869,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed June 25, 2024, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/896.

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