Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Aug 29, 1871
CreditHuntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda
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[page 1] Dear Annie. I recd your kind message by Miss North [?]. the other day. about the "Tale [?] of shoals". but some how. although I had the energy to originate this idea, I lack the back bone to carry it out. I want you & Jamie to come here & see us & give us some vitality. Although I am so much better in almost all ways I begin to find that there
[page 2] is not much spring left in me. I want to be taken up bodily & made to do whatever is right & good & pleasant. Emma Cushman came to town on Friday & came down here to stay over Saty [Saturday] & Sunday night. Yesterday +++ she took me into town with her on her way home to her babies at Newport & I was much better for the jaunt in the nice cool day. So you see I can be moved when the right spirit influences me. Do come over & see us &
[page 3] let us talk about what can & what cannot be done. & move our good host & hostess to stay [?] with in, & then, will things be carried out. Emma Stebbins is in a very hurt & poorly state. difficult to move. & perhaps that is one reason why I am less energetic. she sends dear love to you & wants to see you very much. you know she is here with me. I want to hear so much That you can tell me about lots of things. You know it is +++
[page 4] that I shall be well enough to stay [?] an +++ with Broth [?] in New York beginning 25' Sep". Dr Lewis. says I am a miracle. I am not well. but there are hopes of me.
Believe me Ever
Is not Miss North my niece [?]?