Abbott Brothers Letters 1853
 
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PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS1

WRITTEN BY JONAS ABBOTT2
TO MARGARET AND CEPHAS CLARK3

  
Lowell4 Nov. 8th 1853

Dear father and mother
and sister5 I received
your leter last week
and was glad to hear 
from you and the wrest
of the folks in glover
my health and miss is 
very good at present
and hope that yours
is the same the buter
you sent down to me
I have sold [unclear]
[unclear] and have
got part of the pay
and sent 25 dollars
tou buy the express
last week tues day 
and wrote a leter to 
you be fore I sent
it the wrest of
the money I will send
in thre of or fore weeks
I will write before I 
send it to you

  1This letter is part of the Abbott Brothers Collection at Philadelphia 
     College in Pennsylvania.  Transcribed by the University of Massachusetts 
     Lowell, Center for Lowell History.
  2Jonas Abbott b: 1836, Glover, VT; parents: Margaret H. King and Jonas 
    Varnum Abbott; stepfather: Cephas Clark; employed 1852-1854: 
     Lowell, Massachusetts.
  3Parents - Margaret and Cephas Clark, Glover, VT.
  4Lowell, Massachusetts.
  5Sister – Dorothy “Dolly” M. Abbott b: 1841, Glover, VT; parents: Margaret H. 
    King and Jonas Varnum Abbott; stepfather: Cephas Clark.
  
 
  
   
write if you have 
received an the money that
I sent to you and
write all the news you
have for I have none
to write this time
give my love to all the
folks I am in 
a hury to night and
cant write much please
answer this from

            Jonas Abbott
            of Lowell
            Mass
    
  

 
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