• Creator
  • Weston, Deborah, b. 1814
  • Created Date
  • 1839-02-24
  • Description
  • Holograph, signed with initials. On pages 1-3, there is a letter from Deborah Weston to Aunt Mary Weston. Deborah describes the harbor view from the house. "I see all the ships as they come in... How many barrels has she got in the first question." Deborah has been told by Mr. [John F.] Emerson about Wendell Phillips's having been mobbed at the Odeon. "What are the facts of the case?" Deborah is troubled at hearing of little Henry Chapman's si... more
    Holograph, signed with initials. On pages 1-3, there is a letter from Deborah Weston to Aunt Mary Weston. Deborah describes the harbor view from the house. "I see all the ships as they come in... How many barrels has she got in the first question." Deborah has been told by Mr. [John F.] Emerson about Wendell Phillips's having been mobbed at the Odeon. "What are the facts of the case?" Deborah is troubled at hearing of little Henry Chapman's sickness and longs to take care of him. She expresses indignation at the "N. Yorkers," who are "at the bottom of the new paper." [Alanson] St. Clair is lecturing her, "the villain!" She mentions Caroline Weston's allusion to "something which is preparing for M[ary S.] Parker--a good dose I hope. On pages 3-4, there is a letter dated March 4th, 1839, from Deborah Weston to Lucia Weston. Deborah Weston comments on Emma Weston's improved handwriting, and remarks: "She takes a very good model I think in the Grimkes--but as times are now she must not copy anything else about them." Deborah is reading the novel, the Pickwick Papers [by Charles Dickens], and finds it melancholy "to have to sit & laugh all by ones-self." She recommends that Lucia begins Latin. less
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  • Correspondence
    Manuscripts
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