1848 October 5. "Jeannette" ALS to Sarah Kimball; Thetford, [Vermont].
Regrets that she has not written sooner and hopes to be forgiven. Reflects on leaving her previous teaching position, where she had been fond of her pupils, and on the death of a 15-year-old student. Death of Reverend E. G. Babcock despite his doctors' correspondence with well-regarded physicians in Boston and New York. Desire to take music lessons. News of acquaintances.
1851 April 9. "Fanny" ALS to Sarah E. Kimball; Corinth, [Vermont].
Fanny's siblings arrived home safely after visiting Sarah. Encourages Sarah to visit Cordelia and her husband. News of Mary, who earns $3.00 a week; of friends who teach school; and of marriages and expected engagements.
1854 May 30. "Mary" ALS to Sarah [Kimball]; Corinth, [Vermont].
Mary's health is improving despite recent pains. Mary is uncertain whether she will be able to attend Sarah's wedding next Wednesday because she commences teaching school on Monday and her parents might be away from home, leaving her with housekeeping duties. Believes that friends often change after getting married but also believes that being married is better than living alone.