December 31, 1881
Handwritten letter on lined paper from Laura Dewey Bridgman to Mrs. Abbie Foster, dated December 31st, 1881.
Laura Dewey Bridgman Letters Collection
SpC MS 0002
Massachusetts -- Suffolk County -- Boston
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg State University, Axe Library, Special Collections
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long letter & a picture of myself for Christmas. She wrote so briefly, not about my likeness, which I excuse her for doing so slightly. My heart feels extremely achy & sore, in her deepest troubles. I could shed tears with her. I love her for the Lord’s sake, although [I] have never seen her. I esteemed pres. [President] Garfield
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889--Correspondence; Foster, Abbie--Correspondence; Deafblind people--Massachusetts--Boston; Garfield, Lucretia Ruldoph, 1832-1918; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881