Farmington June 26th 1838
I have passed through such a variety of scenes, time,
places, change, events, & experience since I last wrote, & my mind is now impressed
with so much I wish to communicate that I hardly know whare to begin, or what to
say. As I sat down to write in company with Mother, Sister Eunice, & Aunt Cossett. by
the N.W. window of our kitchen a little putty [pretty] bird came & lit on ...