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First line of text: "In some of my communications the subject [?] this nation has been mentioned."

Above mailing directions: "Rev. Wm Potter. Oct. 16 1823" ; "Mr Potter's account of Catharine's last moments" ; "No. 26."

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First line of text: "Dear Brother, Though personally unknown to you I feel it a debt due you, to inform you relative to the health of your sister who has been under my care for some time..."

verso: "Dr. Campbell's [account?] of her health" ; "No.…

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First line of text: "My Dear Brother, Mrs. Potter has told you the particulars of my illness, and I will only tell you what I have experienced upon my sick bed."

Annotations -- recto: "The following letter was dictated by Catherine and written by…

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First line of text: "You have doubtless been anxious to hear from your friend at Creek Path, particularly since the receipt of your Brother Webber’s letter in which he stated your sister Catherine was ill..."

Annotations: "Mrs. Potter's letter,…

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First line of text: "It is now seven months since your brother John died..."

Verso: "Her parents. Aug. 1822." ; "31".

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a chart detailing the changing numbers of missionaries working through the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions during the 19th and early 20th centuries

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Rev. Rufus Anderson (1796-1880) was a missionary, prolific author, and long-time administrator of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.

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female missionary reading to a group of potential converts, watched over by an angel

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caption reads: "Dr. Gurubai Karmarkar, Bombay, India with Mohammedan patient"

Mrs. Gurubai Karmarkar attended the Women's Medical College in Philadelphia, PA while her husband studied at Hartford Theological Seminary beginning in 1888. They…

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These women of Ahmednagar, India were converted Christian evangelists and educators within their community.

They are pictured with American missionaries -- and sisters -- Anna (Mrs. Robert M.) Woods and Katie (Mrs. Robert Allen) Hume, daughters of…