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Object Name Letter, Original
Catalog Number 2015.022.00008
Date February 21, 1860
Scope & Content Letter: original letter written by Maggie to "My Sweet Cousin", Freehold. dated Feb. 21, 1860

Transcription:

Freehold Feb. 21st / 60

My Sweet Cousin,

Listers welcome letter was received last evening and I was delighted to hear of your determination to go with us to Washington. I have not thought for a moment of abandoning the visit. Tho it was uncertain about you going - I am very sorry Belle and Hal cannot go - it will detract very much of the pleasure. But his health is of more importance than all else. Two young ladies at the Seminary from Tennessee are talking of going with us to W- they have relative there so our protection ceases at the journeys end. (?) (?) his name at Willards with the assurance we should have (?) - but I will be more certain for John to look after them as he is there Will you not come home (?) one Friday of this week, and all start together Wednesday or Thursday of next. I think we shall start Wednesday afternoon remain. J start might and reach W- Thursday afternoon. I would like to be there when Congress adjourns Friday. Say to Sister Belle I have not received her leter of last Thursday neither has Amy gotten Halls. I am very much obliged for the (?) to hear Hamble and would have enjoyed seeing Brush greatly. But could not have gone had the leter reached me. Hall was unwell that day and taken much morse that night. Halls leter to Belle is here come last week. I wrote Sister a note last evening before I received her leter saying I would meet her in N.Y. Thursday to make those calls and will spend the night at White Plains instead of his Hotel a call write caffrice there. I am glad you had each a fine time at the Hotel. It was too bad Frederick Augustus was ill and unable to causs and play the (?) to Bell and yourself. It has been an awful disappointment. Love to all and Aduir my dear
(?) till Thursday
Maggie
Excuse this badly written note
I think I (?) be (?)
Creator Maggie
People Maggie