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Catalog Number 2016.02.0011
Object Name Letter
Date 1819
Title 1819 August 9 Susan Brown to Samuel Brown
Scope & Content Susan C. Brown (Hartford, CT) to Samuel Brown (New York, NY). Susan (Samuel's daughter) is nine years old when she writes this letter from boarding school.


Hartford Aug 9th 1819-

What is the reason dear papa that you do not write to me? This is the third letter that I have written you since I have received one from you. I am very anxious to hear from you and hope you wil write me soon.

I told you in my last letter that I was going to M this week, but we have put off our visit some time; we are going to Wethersfield this afternoon to spend the week and next week on Monday we expect to got to Monte Video (Mr. Wadswoths country seat) to stay a few days. Miss E Sebor is on a visit there, & we ae going together to Middletown on friday. I hope my dear papa you will meet us there for I long to see you. I am going to carry my books & works to W_ and M_ & I shall study every morning & work a little every afernoon; I expect to have a great deal of pleasure in all my visits & I do hope I shall see you in M_.
I have so much to do this morning that I must bid you good bye.

Remember me to uncles & aunts & James, & pray write me soon to our affectionate daughter
Susan C. Brown

Mrs. P desires her respects.

[Address Block]
Dr. Samuel Brown
care of Mr. Vaughan Philadelphia [struck through]
New York

New York Aug 11

People Susan Brown Ingersoll
Samuel Brown
James Percy Brown