Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Apr 5, 1871

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Title

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Apr 5, 1871

Description

Cushman asks Annie to forward an extract to Mrs. Alfer on her behalf since she has been rather forgetful lately. She also tells Annie how tiresome it is to sign so many autograph papers.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 12, FI 701

Date

1871-04-05

Type

Reference

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[page 1] Dear Annie
I have been so dilatory & neglectful about this
extract for Mrs Alfer [?]. will you, like a dear good soul forward it to her. I am not able to do any thing "out of my own head" which is much 'muddled [?]' when it is

[page 2] not for 'o' care. I only hope I am not too late. Beg her to forgive me. in New of circumstances +++ you may Explain to Me. a friend [?] sent me any quantity of autograph paper to sign - I never knew what a tiresome name it was before. or I might I have signed it away long ago. But such as [?] it is. I only

[page 3] hope it may do some little good to the cause of the suffering though for my part I cannot +++ justice of +++ out for France [?] each or a pound of tobacco – to these "National Guards" who are behaving now so badly. +++ I may be mistaken & an old fogy but I am Yours affec [affectionately] 
Charlotte Cushman

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

Location

Villa Boscobel, Tremont, NY, US

Geocode (Latitude)

40.8468963

Geocode (Longitude)

-73.8997552

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Citation

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Apr 5, 1871,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed July 6, 2022, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/164.

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