Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 3, 1869

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Title

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 3, 1869

Subject

Blagden, Isabella "Isa", 1816?-1873
Cushman, Edwin "Ned" Charles, 1838-1909
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876
Illness
Political Affairs
Friendship
Italy--Rome

Description

Cushman informs Emma of some political news and is pleased that her "prognostication of three years ago" is turning out correct. Isa Blagden visited Cushman and spent a day with her. The pain sometimes prevents Cushman from getting a full night's rest but she is feeling better.

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: 1181

Date

1869-08-03

Type

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[1181] It will be an agreeable change in the journey for +++ who have always +++ backwards & forward the same way. Does Ned see how my prognostication of three years ago are coming out. Louis Napoleon asking for the Rhine [?] for holding still when Prussia & Bismark whipped Austria? He will get it! & does Ned see that the King of the Belgians is very ill! By the bye The French are not obliged to leave Rome until the middle of December. some [?] shall be back to see +++! Miss Blagden came from +++ +++

[1181 reverse] to pass the day with me [?] yesterday. & did me good as she always does. +++ +++ came in the afternoon I had a bad bout with the Dr. +++ a +++ful one. while they were +++ but they were in the +++ some [?]. I had a good night of [?] sleeping [last two words inserted] awaked at 1. in great pain & was awake until 3. then slept until 7 1/2. I am feeling better to day. God love you my darling child. Kiss my boy & my baby boy for me many times. & with kind love to your father & mother & all +++ are as I am your ever faithfully devoted
loving auntie Ladie
Will Charles & his wife come with you & will want a room?

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Cushman, Emma Crow, 1839-1920

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Citation

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, Aug 3, 1869,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed January 30, 2023, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/898.

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