In this letter Frank tries to dissuade his granddaughter from smoking and warns her of the dangers of tobacco, citing medical authorities and personal experience. The message presents an unusual perspective for the time in which it was written.
In this letter to his daughter and her family, Frank discusses the details of his granddaughter's trip to Europe and the preparations for her wedding. He also mentions a land deal in progress in Maryland.
In the letter Cherry discusses the estate of Abner Crenshaw of which Hall is executor. He is writing on behalf of his niece, Charlotte Cherry, granddaughter of Abner Crenshaw. A transcript is included.
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend Mary's husband, Edward. In the letter she mentions that she is recovering from "a most severe illness, produced by sorrows mental and physical." She explains that she will no...
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend of Edward Harris. In the letter she seeks advice about her plans to raise money, which include the sale of property and her husband's artwork. She has made arrangements with men...
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend of Edward Harris. In the letter she discusses the money Harris has agreed to loan her, and she expresses concern for her granddaughter, "given to me at her birth my sole care...
Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon. In the letter she mentions that her granddaughter, Harriet, will be taking a position as a governess with a family. Lucy and Harriet had been teaching in their own school, but they could not enroll...
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