Skip to main content

Wolcott, Betsey [Elizabeth Huntington] to Wolcott, Frederick, 1803 May 1

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##lu20jg


  • Digitized: 1803 May 1

Summary Note

Notes that she had written earlier in the week but that the letter was returned to her; the children have grown fat; Mary Ann is considered to be extraordinary and Hanna is healthy, weights 16 pounds; will leave Mary Ann with her parents despite her unwillingness to part with the child; mentions the ill health of Mrs. Wolcott, presumably Elizabeth Stoughton, the wife of Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; makes plans for hiring a girl to help with the children if they could afford it; gives family news and local gossip.

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-3565 (Fax)