Julia Stockton Rush devotional journal, 1812-1845

Box 3, Folder 3
Physical description:
222 pages
Scope and content:

Rush not only detailed her religious thoughts and practiced devotional exercises but also outlined her feelings regarding family matters, especially in regard to her bereavement following her husband's death. She requested intersession for family members, such as when her daughters emigrated to England and Canada and their later return, when they suffered serious illnesses, and blessings for the christenings of her grandchildren. She also noted her general physical and mental health as she aged. Entries are irregular, but often annually mark the New Year and her birthday on March 2nd.

Acquisition information:
Gift of Josiah Charles Trent Collection, 1956

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