Letter from Charlotte Cushman to King, n.d.
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[page 1] Dear +++ King
Thanks for your note & the Enclosed Slip — which taller[?] could not have been written by an eye witness. or the "+++" must have been in the "printer". The writer has made my habit "blue" & my figure "manly" my habit is black, & my figure too much the reverse of manly to ensure riding made easy— and as for my daring feels
[page 1 reverse] he never saw me ride. or he would never attribute "sick" to me, who carefully peek out the gaps made by more adventurous spirits while I am philosphically waiting in the +++ for my little opportunity rather than venture my 14 stone +++ & my ignorant horsemanship over any thing which might be considered "daring" No — the writer, if he saw
[page 2] the +++ "at the tomb of night". evidently mistook some other fine looking woman for me. Will you find time and inclination to dine with us tomorrow at 7 oclock [sic] (Friday 6") & will the ladies give us in the Evening— Your very truly
one word in reply about dinner[?]