Antigua collection  1719-1749
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Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   17, Small Collections Folder   18
Agnes Leeds letters [series]
 
  1842 October 29 . Agnes M. Leeds ALS to Jane S. Johnson; Curaçao. (3 pages)
She and Henry have arrived from New York City. Description of Curaçao and its residents. Requests Johnson to pass along messages to her children.
 
  1842 November 19-24 . Agnes M. Leeds ALS to Jane S. Johnson; Curaçao. (3 pages)
Henry's illness continues to worsen. She will send a black doll home for Agnes. Henry occasionally requests that she leave him there to die.
 
  [1843] January 16 . Jane C. Covert ALS to Agnes M. Leeds. New York. (3 pages)
Offers sympathy for Agnes's current situation. Provides news of the Leeds children, including the younger Agnes's proficiency in reading. The younger Henry believes the black doll is intended to be a servant to the other dolls.