Kane, Margaret Fox. Letter to Isaac and Amy Post.

DESCRIPTION:

Handwritten letter from Margaret Fox Kane to Isaac Post. Kane appeals to the Posts for travel money to come and lecture in Rochester.

DATE:

April 11, 1867

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TRANSCRIPTION:

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Melville
April 11th 67
Mr & Mrs Post
dear friends
I have this moment received your letter of the
18th I am all ready to leave for
your place - the only drawback
is the passage money which will be
$ 9- greenbacks, nine dollars.
I have just received a letter
from Phila urging me on
immediately the lettter is from
a substantial spiritualist there
I can make the money in Rochester
to to return it to to you in perhaps
less than a week.
Pardon haste. and awaitng an immediate reply.
Believe me
very truly yours
Margaret Fox Kane
PS please send reply at once You

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can have your letter registered
in Rochester so that there will
be no danger of the money reaching
me. Please write at once.

ANNOTATION(S):

Margaret Fox, a noted Spiritualist leader, is writing from Melville, New York to fellow Spiritualist, Amy Post. Spiritualists believed that through mediums, like the Fox sisters, they could communicate with the dead.Kane refers to Greenbacks, a form of currency used during the period.

About the Original Item

Date
1867-04-11
Creator
Fox, Margaret, 1833-1893
Recipient
Post, Isaac, 1798-1872
Internal Identifier
1631
Subjects
Post, Isaac, 1798-1872
Post, Amy Kirby, b. 1802
Fox, Margaret, 1833-1893
Spiritualism
Rochester (New York)
Melville (N.Y.)
Letters (Correspondence)
Tags
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Collection:
Post Collection
Item Type:
Document
Citation:
Fox, Margaret, 1833-1893, “Kane, Margaret Fox. Letter to Isaac and Amy Post.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed October 19, 2018, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/522.