• Call Number: COTSEN1_c43
    Container: Box 1, Folder 5

To Maria Montgomery

4.0 pages

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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.

Dates: circa 1840 July 24.

Located In: Box 1, Folder 5

Extent: 4.0 pages

Dimensions: 24.7 x 39 cm

Physical Description:

One sheet folded in half.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


July 24 (no year; 1840?), Pelham Priory; postmarked July 24 at New Rochelle; New York. Mary tells Maria, her maternal great aunt, about the fun she is having while not at her lessons: she describes a pair of swimming dogs and the near death of one of them and she explains how to play a jump-rope game called "fox and geese". Mary expresses homesickness and asks for supplies such as towels, a wash rag, a box of wafers, and a bottle of comphire.

Preferred Citation

To Maria Montgomery; circa 1840 July 24; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 1, Folder 5; , Princeton University Library.

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