Documents associated with: Morgan, Elizabeth
Record 7 of 9
System Number: 03741
Date: 6 May 1853
Author: Alicia Margaret Caroline MacNeill 
Place: [West Point]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: Whistler M75
Document Type: ALS
4, Windsor Terrace, Liverpool
6th May, 1853 -
My dear darling Jemie
Having learnt from your beloved Mother that you had a great desire for the new invented Purses I have derived pleasure in selecting one for you, which only regret not being able to fill with Gold pieces, however I know you will value it as a token of Aunt Alicia's unabated love for you - which neither time nor distance can ever obliterate from my heart! - I have with tender interest and great delight shared your pleasing epistles this [p. 2] Winter to your precious Mother, whom I am thankful to add we all consider benefited by her trip to England, I can imagine with what eagerness you will be anticipating her return, soon after I hope you may have the gratification of cheering her with your society at Scarsdale, which from all I have heard must truly be an enchanting spot - were it not for the mighty deep that rolls between us I would be induced to run over & take a peep at you all once more; however while my beloved Sister Eliza is spared to me [p. 3] I could not feel happy to be this distant from her, - and as years increase I feel it rather a task to leave my home, tho am about to visit a few distant friends this summer, & possibly may extend my Tour to Scotland, where have not been since had Willie & yourself as my escorts; (each of you would I am certain feel grieved on hearing of the deep affliction kind Mrs Morgan has to contend with from the death of her Daughter Isabella, which took place last Month, my friend Miss M - hoped to return by the first steamer from Russia therefore I shall hope to see them if go to Edinburgh [p. 4] I must leave it to dear Mother to inform you of all friends, this being our last day together, I grudge every moment that Im from her - Give my love to your dear Brother George - whose little Son - am pleased to hear - improves in health & should it please God to spare the darling, trust it may prove a solace to the fond Father, and all friends -
Now dearest James - farewell - & may you be blest & prosper in all that is desirable for your spiritual & temporal welfare -
prays your fondly attached
Alicia M C MacNeill
5. Mrs Morgan
Elizabeth Morgan, wife of Steven Morgan.
Isabella Morgan (1817-1853), daughter of E. and S. Morgan.
10. Mrs Sandland
Betsey Sandland of Liverpool, friend of AMW.
JW was at the time a student at West Point Military Academy.