LOWELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
WRITTEN BY JAMES HASEN BRICKETT AYER1
TO FANNY AYER
July 14 1823
My Dear Wife,
have only time to in-
form you that I arrived here
safely on the evening of the day I left
you at Haverhill found Mr.Wor-
then’s family well, entered on
my usual course of business the
next day, enjoy my usual good
health, business plenty. You will
see that the bearer, Mr. Boutelle has
all necessary attention & [----] present
afforded him while at fathers.
Write by him if he returns that
me to Father Mother,
sisters, Brothers & all Friends,
in great haste.
Mrs. Fanny Ayer
To the care of James Ayer, Jr. Esq.
1James Hazen Brickett Ayer
b: 1788, MA d: 1864, MA;
for the Locks and Canals Company;
Alderman and later Mayor of Lowell.
2Chelmsford, Massachusetts – 1826
became Lowell, Massachusetts.