Letter: Betsey Hanford to Elijah & Hannah Reed

From Wilton Historical Society

Written on February 19, 1825. Letter reads: Dear Brother and Sister. I have a few moments to spare and do improve them in writing to you. We are all in good health and hope these lines will find you enjoying the same. Blessing it has been a long time since we have had a letter or heard from you. I am ancious [sic] to hear from you all. I want you to write to me and let me now [sic] how sister Abigail and her family is. Carroline wrote that you had heard from Brother Jonas. I want you to write and let me now [sic] what he has gone to. I want to hear partictular [sic] about Sister Raymond's family. I hope some of you will come to next fall with brother Thaddeus and his wife. You do not know how pleasing it would Be to us. I think you would come. I have enjoyed myself very well for two years back. Give our love to all friend and expect of the same. May the blessings of god rest upon you all is the sincere prayer of your affectionate sister. -Betsey Hanford"
7 3/4" W12 1/4" L
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit Line
Gift of John Reznikoff
Accession/ID number
2013.15.1 F