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  Letter, Mary [Holliday] to My Dear H [Cyrus K. Holliday]
Author: Holliday, Mary
Date: December 31, 1854

Mary Holliday wrote from Meadville, Pennsylvania to her husband, Cyrus K. Holliday at Topeka, Kansas Territory. A thoughtful review of the previous year, her letter gave thanks for protection from harm despite sorrows and calamities. Using Biblical allusions and paraphrases, she joyfully expressed hope that eternal bliss begins with a well lived life, and encouraged her husband to consider misspent time and to carry out good New Year's resolutions.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday Collection, #386, Box 1, Folder 1
Item Number: 101441              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Holidays; Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900; Holliday, Mary; Meadville, Pennsylvania; New Year; Religion; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka, Kansas Territory
 
 

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