Letter from Charles Cushman to Emma Stebbins, Friday, Sept 3, [1869?]

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Title

Letter from Charles Cushman to Emma Stebbins, Friday, Sept 3, [1869?]

Subject

Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876
Illness
Stebbins, Emma, 1815-1882
Mercer, Sallie
Cushman, Edwin "Ned" Charles, 1838-1909

Description

Charles tells Stebbins about Charlotte's current health situation. Charlotte is being treated by James Simpson at the moment. Charles mentions an article of Mrs Stowe on Lady Byron in Mc'millan that is being talked about.

Credit

Library of Congress, Charlotte Cushman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Creator

Cushman, Charles Augustus, 1818-1896

Source

LoC, CCP 10: 3104-3105

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[3104] Dear Emma
Charlotte did not have a good night — for she was attacked with a cough which lasted a long time & which has caused great pains in her side & rouned her waist — She is feeling much about the same to day — not quite so much soreness where the erysipelas has its seat which is accounted for by the violent redness & fireation[?] of the erysipelas being more subded [sic] this

[3104 reverse] this morning — Sir James sais [sic] she is better — well we hope it is so & that her progress may be sure & rapid — She sends best love to all, & tells me to say what I have already said & further that she in is great pain — (partly I suppose from being kept in bed so long with so little movement) & that Sir James tells her that for the present she must

[3105] be kept under the influence of opium — as I had no line from Ned will you be good enough to let Sally know if he got her box all night — Best love to yourself & the children – Ever Your affec 
Charles
The world seems to have gone mad about this article

[3105 reverse] of Mrs Stowe upon Lady Byron in Mc'millan — there is a refutation in yesterdays [sic] Telegraph from the solicitors — it dont [sic] interest me but I hear much said about it

From

Cushman, Edwin "Ned" Charles, 1838-1909

To

Stebbins, Emma, 1815-1882

Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) Specification

?1869-09-03

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Citation

Cushman, Charles Augustus, 1818-1896, “Letter from Charles Cushman to Emma Stebbins, Friday, Sept 3, [1869?],” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed April 22, 2024, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/386.

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