Julia W. Hillard to Miss Guilford, July 17, 1892

Title

Julia W. Hillard to Miss Guilford, July 17, 1892

Subject

Hillard, Julia Wittlesey, 1835-1899
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982

Description

20-page handwritten letter signed, from Julia Hillard to a Miss Guilford, July 17th, 1892.
The letter is a continuation of a long correspondence, touching on many things concerning family, acquaintances, children, religious activities and other subjects.
Julia is 57 at this time and refers to caring for her 84 year old mother. Her husband is apparently a member of the clergy.

This letter was sent to Librarian Ruby Roberts by Archibald MacLeish for donation to the Field Memorial Library.

Julia Hillard was MacLeish's Grandmother, and she is writing to her old Teacher, Miss Guilford.

Includes handwritten 1-page note from Archibald MacLeish to Ruby Roberts, August 9, 1976 in which he explains that he used the Hillard letter "as text for my little 'sermon' of August 8, 1976."

Creator

Julia Wittlesey Hillard (1835-1899)

Date

1892-07-17

Contributor

Donated by Archibald MacLeish to the Field Memorial Library.

Source

CHS.

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Relation

FML-2013-022.2

Format

None

Type

Text

Identifier

FML-2013-022.1

Coverage

Conway, Mass

Identifier

016

Citation

Julia Wittlesey Hillard (1835-1899), “Julia W. Hillard to Miss Guilford, July 17, 1892,” Conway Historical Society, accessed April 21, 2019, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/956.