Letter from Henry

noyes_c_misc_558.pdf

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Title

Letter from Henry

Subject

Travel; Weather

Description

This letter seems to be written aboard a ship going to the United States. Henry is traveling with Cynthia. He describes the weather and mentions seasickness.

Creator

Noyes, Henry Varnum

Source

The College of Wooster, Special Collections, Noyes Collection, Miscellaneous & Other Works

Publisher

Unpublished

Date

Unknown

Contributor

Council on Library and Information Resources Hidden Special Collections Grant

Format

PDF

Language

eng (English)

Type

Text

Identifier

noyes_c_misc_558

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Text

[Note: +c transcribed as etc]
A ship is [?on
sight?] homeward bound. I can
just write a note letting you
know that we are getting along
nicely --- have had a very good
passage thus far -- pleasant captain
etc etc . Cynthia was sea
sick about a week-- I only
one day + a half. We are
now about 17° North of the
Equator in the [illegible] winds --
We are both very well. I
have commenced my journal for
you but hav'nt Enough written yet
to sent until I saw all.
We have very pleasant
weather thermometer about 70°
[u]Love to all[/u] from both
Cynthia + me for both [illegible]
Ever aff [?from?] H V Noyes

Original Format

Letter

Citation

Noyes, Henry Varnum, “Letter from Henry,” Letters from Harriet Noyes: Missionaries and Women's Education in Nineteenth Century China, accessed August 15, 2022, https://noyesletters.org/items/show/1007.

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