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Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe, Chapter 6: removal to Brunswick, 1850-1852. (search)
s. Stowe in a letter written to her sister-in-law, Mrs. George Beecher, December 17, 1850. My dear sister,--Is it really true that snow is on the ground and Christmas coming, and I have not written unto thee, most dear sister? No, I don't believe it! I have n't been so naughty — it's all a mistake — yes, written I must have nst wind and tide. I suppose you think now I have begun, I am never going to stop, and in truth it looks like it; but the spirit moves now and I must obey. Christmas is coming, and our little household is all alive with preparations; every one collecting their little gifts with wonderful mystery and secrecy. . .. To tell tudge Reeves in another. I wish some Martin Luther would arise to set this community right. December 22, 1850, she writes to her husband in Cincinnati: Christmas has passed, not without many thoughts of our absent one. If you want a description of the scenes in our family preceding it, vide a New year's story, which I ha