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Title:[Letter] 1832 Dec. 20, Washington [D.C.] [to Elizabeth Fitzgerald] / W[illiam] Fitzgerald : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Fitzgerald, William

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Date: December 20, 1832
Extent: 3p
Summary:This is a letter from William Fitzgerald to his wife Elizabeth, dated December 20, 1832. William reports on the boarding accommodations for him and his fellow Congressmen. He writes of President Jackson's determination to keep the Union intact.
Collection:Fitzgerald - Williams - Greer Papers
Box:IV-K-1, B1

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Washington Decr [December] 20 1832
My Dear

Yours of the 3r I have received I expected you would be [unclear: busied ] by the workman it cannot be helped. We must bear these things patiently. I am greatly gratified to hear that your health is so good. my own is excellent. Adeline will receive a Book which Mr. [unclear: Heanry ] has sent her we still board together but not at the place we did last session. We board at a publick [public] boarding house called Congress Hall & we much better fixed than we were last session___

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The affairs of the Country remain as they were at my last no violence yet that I have heard of. the President is resolved at all [unclear: hugely well ] to preserve the Union the says he does not wish & will not outlive the Union that he will perish or preserve it. Patriotic old man may he [unclear: ever ] unite upon his efforts & crown them with success-

We indeed as you say have abundant cause to be thankful to the Almighty disposer of events that separated us we have been during the prevalence of this Mighty pestilence which has just passed over the land that we

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all we yet spared. the time is fast passing off. I can almost imagine myself at Home in your arms again two months & a half from this time will bring me back may he ever preserve you a [and] our little ones is the prayer of

yr [your] Husband
W [William] Fitzgerald

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