Letter from Charlotte Cushman to James Fields, Sep 5, [1868]

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Title

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to James Fields, Sep 5, [1868]

Description

Cushman caught a cold but hopes that she will be well enough to show up at the theater on Monday.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 12, FI 723

Date

1868-09-05

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[page 1] Dear friend
your kind note reached me last night. but I could
for nothing decided [sic]. so that I could send a note to you to +++ this morning. & I fear this will be late. However we mean to come on Tuesday (D.V) wind & weather permitting I shall send a little line to the Dr. to Bernley[?] to tell him to expect us. so perhaps this

[page 2] will save you trouble & us time. By the 10.30 Train from Boston we will find ourselves at the Swampscott station & hope to meet you. & have a jolly good Time. I went out "a fishing" on Thursday. & perhaps I didn't have a good time. & holding a large pole with a heavy sinker. exercised muscles which have not been usually exercised, & then went to hear some

[page 3] & her singing in the evening by the +++ +++--when I ought to have been in the arms of Morpheus [?] - look a cold. & have not been able to move without screaming ever since. But I am coming up to go to the +++ Theatre on Monday which they have tormented me into--so if I am well enough & +++ enough for that I shall be equal to Bemly [?] the next day. I live in hopes & with kindest love from the Duo. am ever yours & Annies [sic] faithful. C. C. 

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

Location

Swampscott, MA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

42.4709437

Geocode (Longitude)

-70.9175562

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Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to James Fields, Sep 5, [1868],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed November 28, 2021, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/152.

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