James L. Hunt on changing jobs, Newburyport, 1845

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James L. Hunt wrote in mid November 1845 to his parents, Joseph O. and Roxana B. Hunt of Bath, about leaving his job at Russell & Walker in Newburyport and taking a job in Portsmouth -- where he would either work by the job or do something he had no skill at.

Hunt had left Bath in the summer of 1845 looking for a position. He started working at the foundry in Newburyport in July.

Hunt also wrote in a sentimental fashion about missing his family, imaging his father on his way to Sunday meeting and imagining smelling his mother's baked beans -- and his mouth watering.

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About This Item

  • Title: James L. Hunt on changing jobs, Newburyport, 1845
  • Creator: Hunt, James L.
  • Creation Date: 1845-11-16
  • Subject Date: 1845
  • Town: Bath, Newburyport
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1485, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Spinney-Hunt-Wildes papers
  • Object Type: Text

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