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Contains 27 Results:

Letter to Annie Pease, 23 October 1869.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id28000
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L.W. Small (New York) to Annie in Cornish, Me. L.W. Small responds to a request for a picture book. She agrees to send the book in return for information regarding Rosene, John, Sarah, and the baby. She says to write to her in care of Hewe and Nan at 88 Wall Street and notes that she will be in New York until New Year’s.

Dates: 23 October 1869.

Letters to Annie Pease, 1873

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id33856
Scope and Contents Nellie writes about her boyfriend problems, dances, old friends and her daily activities. Annie’s Mother writes about Thanksgiving and sends Annie ten dollars. Georgie McClark, a schoolmate, writes to Annie about their acquaintances; how he can’t wait to see her again in the fall; his trip to Portsmouth; flowers and her Aunt and Uncle. Hattie (Bangor) to Annie Pease in Cornish, ME Hattie has been nursing a very ill Jenny King. Fannie Hatch is boarding with Jenny Pike and has been acting as...
Dates: 1873

Letters to Annie Pease, 1874

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: id28006
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Ella (Porter, ME) to Annie Pease in Cornish, ME Ella Stanley writes Annie to reminisce about old times. She remarks how fond she is of Annie and how much she misses her as well as Nellie and Nannie. She thanks Annie for a previous letter and lets her know that Mr. Hawkes writes to her and is planning to come around in three or four weeks. She closes by asking for more correspondence.

Dates: 1874

Letters to Annie Pease, 1875

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id28004
Scope and Contents Annie’s friends write to her describing their vacation activities, daily chores, hobbies, and travels. Nellie writes to Annie describing the various dress fabrics that she has and what she is making. She says that the baby is standing on his own and is afraid of the cat. Sarah writes to Annie that the weather and roads are very bad which Agnes Brand reiterates. The girls all saw their teacher Miss Wilson off down at the river. Several of the girls question Annie about her botany collection...
Dates: 1875

Letters to Annie Pease, 1876

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id28009
Scope and Contents 25 letters and one postcard from various girlfriends and family in Cornish, Kezar Falls, and Bangor, Me. to Annie in Cornish and Bangor 4 January- 10 December 1876 Early in the year, Annie’s father bought more cattle and the family has been sleighing, attending picnic dinners, and going to lectures. Annie’s parents cannot send her much money for the moment to buy her new gloves. The snow is bad and many are ill with sickness and lung fever. During the summer, Annie’s friends and family write...
Dates: 1876

Letters to Annie Pease, 1877

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id28010
Scope and Contents Written from friends and family in Cornish, East Cambridge, and Cumberland Mills, Me.; Freedom , Hew Hampshire; Northport, Burlington , Mass. to Annie in Bangor, Me. 11 February-27 December 1877 In these letters, Annie is still receiving news about her friends and family; the majority from the former. There is some news about recent local marriages while some of Annie’s friends, like Hattie, have become teachers in the local schools. Annie is a teacher in Bangor as well, for which her...
Dates: 1877

Letters to Annie Pease, 1878

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id28011
Scope and Contents Written from various friends in Cumberland Mills, Cornish, Portland, Camden, and South Paris, Maine; Atlanta, Georgia; Boston, Massachusetts to Annie in Bangor 14 January- 29 December 1878 The girls continue to inquire about events in each other’s lives. There is much talk about school with its classes of Latin, German, math, geology, and astronomy. Some of the girls, like Katie, are also acting as teachers while others like Hattie and Ella have taken jobs working in local shops and at the...
Dates: 1878

Letters to Annie Pease, 1879

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: id28016
Scope and Contents Written from various friends and family in Cornish, Cumberland Mills, and Burlington, Maine; St. Louis, Missouri to Annie in Bangor, Maine 6 January-December 1879 Nellie reports to Annie that whooping cough has made everyone sick while scarlet fever has been killing several children according to Hattie. Hattie and Lizzie both have jobs teaching and would like to compare teaching strategies with Annie. Both Nellie and Sarah write to Annie informing her of what is going on at home with the...
Dates: 1879

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1880

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: id28017
Scope and Contents 36 letters from various friends and family in Maywood, IL; Parsonsfield and Boston, Mass.; Bangor, Portland, Farmington, and Cornish, Maine to Annie and Nellie in Cornish and Bangor, Maine 10 March-25 December 1880 Annie’s cousin Stella Small writes to her to initiate a correspondence and asks a lot of questions about the family and Annie’s hobbies. Nellie receives two letters from her friends discussing school and the horridness of Latin. Nellie and John both write to Annie to inform her...
Dates: 1880

Letters to Annie Pease, 1881

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: id28018
Scope and Contents Written from family and friends in Cornish, Bangor, Sullivan, Cumberland Mills, Maine to Annie in Cornish and Bangor, Me. 13 February- 29 November 1881 Nellie writes to describe how she is taking care of John and father and the boys Ralph and Walter at the house; she details her daily chore schedule of cooking, washing dishes, making fires, and knitting clothes. John and Father write to assure Annie that all is well and that Nellie is doing a fine job. Father is ill; his feet, hands, and...
Dates: 1881

Letters to Annie Pease, 1882

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: id28020
Scope and Contents Written from Morris, Conn.; Maywood, Ill.; Boston and Auburn, Maine; and New Vineyard, Cornish, Bangor, Portland, and Farmington, Maine to Annie in Cornish and Bangor, Maine. 27 January-24 November 1882 Both John and Nellie write to Annie about the family’s health; rheumatic fever is rampant. Fannie has been having horrible nose bleeds and the doctor barely kept her from bleeding to death. John writes to Annie and informs her that she will be getting a new sister soon, implying that he is to...
Dates: 1882

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1883

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: id28022
Scope and Contents Written from Linnington, Cornish, Bangor, and West Brooksville, Maine; Meredithville, N. C.; and Plattsburgh, N. Y. to Annie and Nellie in Cornish and Bangor, Maine. 7 January-18 December 1883 These letters are written to Annie who is alternately in Bangor and Cornish as well as Nellie. Nellie is also in Bangor going to school and performing what one friend calls “missionary work.” Nellie’s various friends and schoolmates, some of which are male, talk about classes, exams, and teachers. They...
Dates: 1883

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1884

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: id28023
Scope and Contents Written from Meredith and Sandown, N. H.; and Bangor and Cornish, Maine to Annie and Nellie in Bangor and Cornish 8 January- 30 December 1884 Annie receives some letters from her students asking her for her photograph; the tone of these letters connotes a type of relationship that seems more akin to friends than students and teacher. John and Mary both write to Annie and Nellie about their travels and their search for a new home, a search that evidently has displeased some in the family....
Dates: 1884

Letters to Annie Pease and to Nellie Pease, 1885

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: id28024
Scope and Contents 30 Letters from New Salem, Mass.; Rochester, New York; Whitefield, New Hampshire; Cornish, Fryeburg, to Nellie Pease and Annie Pease in Bangor 4 January - 9 December 1885 These letters mostly describe how things are at home. The baby’s health is still precarious according to John. Several people have died recently due to fever and diphtheria. Moreover, the weather has been very cold. John traveled to Rochester where he visited Aunt Griswold; Annie and Nellie received letters from them both...
Dates: 1885

Letters to Annie Pease and to Nellie Pease, 1886

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: id28025
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents 17 letters and 1 postcard from Texas; Flanders, MI; Fryeburg, Cornish, Gorham, and Bangor, Me. to Annie and Nellie. 9 January-27 December 1886. Aunt Griswold writes from Texas and describes her travels there, particularly the "northers" which are very bad storms. Mary writes about the baby and how she is quite a handful. H.E. Pease/Marmie writes about things at home and requests fabric and buttons; she says that father wants to buy a new horse and they are waiting to hear...
Dates: 1886

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1887

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: id28026
Scope and Contents Written from Flanders, Mich.; Boston, Mass.; Cornish, Bangor, Sullivan, Alfred and Groveville, Maine to Annie and Nellie in Bangor and Cornish Me. 22 January- 29 December 1887 The majority of these letters are from Annie and Nellie to each other. They exchange news and discuss fabric and fashion at length; Annie also receives letters from Mary regarding what fabric and buttons to buy for her. These letters provide insight into what was in fashion in terms of colors, prints, and styles as...
Dates: 1887

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1888

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: id28027
Scope and Contents Written from Shelburne, Mass.; Alfred, Bangor, Cornish, Farmington, West Brooksville, Maine; Meredith, NH to Annie and Nellie in Cornish, Bangor, and Alfred, Maine 6 January-27 December 1888 Nellie has gotten married, apparently to Mr. D; John refers to the fact in one of his letters. Almost nothing is said about it and Nellie continues to exchange letters with Annie as usual. They continue their lengthy discussion about fabric, fashion, and what books would make appropriate presents; books...
Dates: 1888

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1889

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: id33841
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Nellie talks about daily things such as fabrics and friends. She also mentions her pregnancy. C.P Griswald mentions deaths and acquaintances and also says how she is taking care of Annie's father. Harriet writes and lists the teachers for next term.

Dates: 1889

Letters to Annie Pease and Nellie Pease, 1891

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: id33843
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Aunt D. talks of a dinner party and daily things. E.W.S. talks about a nephew in Paris.

Dates: 1891

Letters to Annie Pease, 1892

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Identifier: id33845
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Letters from Bella, Stella, C.P. Griswald and Nellie; all talk about daily things. C.P Griswald says how Nellie has had a son.

Dates: 1892

Letters to Annie Pease and Cousin Lauriston, 1898

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: id33847
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Scott talks about an annual picnic. Ms. Frauk talks about the Nineteenth Century Club. Carrie gossips about the town and books.

Dates: 1898

Letters to Annie Pease, 1899

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: id33849
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Alice sends a thank you letter. Carrie talks about the start of school and the “girls”.

Dates: 1899

Postcard to Annie Pease, 1900

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Identifier: id33850
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Postcard from H.A.L who talks about botany.

Dates: 1900

Postcards to Annie Pease, Jan.6- Dec. 25. Year Undated.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 24
Identifier: id33838
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Miss F.H.H. talks about the Ninetieth Century Club. Annie H.W. says how Annie Pease has become the Chairman for the Ninetieth Century Club. Cami says how she cannot come to Annie’s classes. Nellie talks about family matters.

Dates: Jan.6- Dec. 25. Year Undated.

Undated Letters to Annie Pease

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 25
Identifier: id33835
Scope and Contents Letter 1. Oct. 16. Letter to Annie from Nellie. Discusses everyday things; a meeting, and how she’s sleepy. Letter 2. Sept. 3. Letter to Mother from her daughter. Talks about her trip back to Bangor. Letter 3. July 13. Letter to Annie from H. Chase. Talks about going to church on Sunday. Talks about staying at a hotel. Letter 4. Nov. 21. Letter to Annie from Mother. Says how she thinks they will not be able to go to Bangor. Talks about daily household things. Said that she has sent her 10...
Dates: 1869-1888; Majority of material found in 1869-1888