Letter from Elizabeth Stoddard to Julia C Dorr

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Letter written by Elizabeth Stoddard to Julia C. Dorr, dated August 18.

This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.



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Sag Harbor 18 August Dear Julia I enclose you Stoddard's notice, written in great misery with my hand & wrist - The past week he has had to stop entirely not having strength to hold the pen. In regard to the photos - Lory will photo us soon for you - The best picture S. has ever had was taken for The Illustrated Magazine on paper - They sent a man, who took him in the library - then a picture was sent and we never heard a word of it for months, when Mr [Habluston ?]

[on right side of page] as if Lory was repeating his fathers history & reputation and

[on left side of page] little money. Yours ever EDBS

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some months ago, wrote Mr Stoddard an article was to be in the Illustrated with picture etc We have never heard of that - I wish you would write that mag a paper and inquire if you can obtain a picture there, for it is a beautiful one. If you do not obtain one you shall have one from us - We are a duo now of white hair! I am quite disheartened, and Dick is the nearest to giving up that he ever was, he is so anxious to earn our daily bread. Lorry has done very well, but his profession is a very expensive one, on the road he cannot save much. Mansfield after playing his Napolean for a season, took it off. Lory was to

[on right side of page] have 5000 for it, which would set us up. It looks very much

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[this is a typed copy of previous 2 pages]

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