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Folder 1

 Container

Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Notecard with black ink, printed name and address, c. June 1888

 Item — Folder: 1, item: 2
Scope and Contents Abigail writes well-wishes for Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Colgate’s future as a married couple.

Folded letter with black ink, printed address, June 25, 1888

 Item — Folder: 1, item: 3
Scope and Contents Abigail writes to Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Morse Colgate, the mother of Gilbert, apologizing for her inability to visit due to illness, and congratulating her on her son’s marriage, while updating her on various aspects of her life circumstances. Abigail alludes to Richard Cary Morse and Jedidiah Morse, Elizabeth’s father and grandfather, and her past acquaintance with him as the reason for her interest in the Colgate family.

Letter with grey ink, printed name and address, July 1888

 Item — Folder: 1, item: 5
Scope and Contents Addressed specifically to Mrs. Gilbert Colgate, “with compliments,” possibly in thanks to a gift sent by Mrs. Gilbert Colgate on the occasion of Abigail’s birthday.