To Eliza Durham
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This collection is stored at Firestone Library, RBSC South East, Cotsen.
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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.
Located In: Box 1, Folder 11
Extent: 4.0 pages
Dimensions: 25.5 x 40.6 cm
One sheet folded in half. Large chunk (approx. 6.9 x 20.3
cm) cut and missing (does not affect text). Very fragile
condition, with paper beginning to separate along some of the
This collection is open for research.
No date; postmarked February 17 from New York; from Frances Chrystie,
Mary Chrystie's mother. Written to the side of the address block is
a note in a different ink: "Letters in which my child is
mentioned"--evidence of Frances Chrystie's attempt to gather
materials by and concerning Mary after her death; Frances Chrystie
writes about her great pleasure at wintering in the city and states
that she is so content that "no change for me can be for the
better"; Willie (William, Mary Chrystie's brother) and Mary are now
studying under a new teacher who is much loved and respected by his
pupils; Mary wheezes on occasion, but her health has largely been
To Eliza Durham; Undated; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 1, Folder 11; , Princeton University Library.
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