Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Apr 1, 1874

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Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Apr 1, 1874

Description

Cushman ponders reading Longfellow's Judas Maccabaeus with an orchestra and informs Annie that Emma Stebbins' sister is with her to be nursed at the moment.

Credit

Huntington Library, James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda

Creator

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

Source

Huntington, JTFP, Box 12, FI 707

Date

1874-04-01

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[page 1] Dearest Annie
last year Longfellow spoke to me about reading
something [?] which he had written. or was writing. The Judas Maccabaeus!--is then anything of his printed [?] bearing on this subject if so please inform me name [?] & place that I may see if I can do any

[page 2] thing with it. with an orchestra. I hope you are well both. Emma Stebbins & with her sister to nurse her. for she was very seriously ill--was  brought here. about 3 weeks ago. she is better but still in a very very delicate state.  I am here hursing her a +++ weeks. holiday. Holy week. which Mrs Fleming [?] her sister & called back to the possible speedy passing

[page 3] away of the mother at Hyde Park next week. I am at +++ Washington. D.C. The week of the 13, at Exchange Hotel.  Richmond 1--Pretty well but obliged to go on very quietly &  steadily. Love to Jamie.
Ever your attached friend
C.C.

From

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876

To

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

Location

La Pierre House, Philadelphia, PA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

39.9527237

Geocode (Longitude)

-75.1635262

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Citation

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876, “Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Annie Fields, Apr 1, 1874,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed January 22, 2022, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/172.

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