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[Round Postmark: BOSTON, MASS. MAR 6 7-45 P 1888] [Green Washington Postage stamp: UNITED STATES POSTAGE TWO 2 CENTS, cancelled with '6']

[written up left side in pencil: Mrs. Alcott Pratt Louisa's funeral card - Louisa's]

Miss Whitney

Mt. Vernon St.

[In different ink: Opened by Miss Whitney of #3 Mt Verson St]

[Round Postmark: MAR 6 '88 C 8 PM]

[handwritten in pencil: [March 6, 1888]]

Dear Miss Whitney.

My dear Louisa left me this morning after a brief illness of a few days only.

She was spared the pain of parting being unconscious from the first.

The end was peace, & amid my inexpressible sorrow I can but rejoice that the tired one is at rest.

She has always expressed the desire that no public services, should be held on her departure.

But a few whom she

loved will be with us on Thursday (at 11 a.m.) Will you come - I am sure she would wish it.

Affecty. yrs'

Anna B. Pratt

March 9'

Letter from Anna Pratt, Boston, Massachusetts, to Anne Whitney, 1888 March 6

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