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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Founders:Corresp, Simon Brute to Clare Joseph, 1816-1827, 6/1/1816-7/22/1827

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 14
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents Six letters, written from Maryland or D.C.; 6/1/1816, Brute sends picture of Holy Mother (on rev; CJ's exhortation to perfect life; 1825, proclaims devotion to American Carmel and to their "beautifully offered" lives--when with them is "nearer to the Sacred Heart." Refers to them as "Speciosissima Deserti" and planned parting..."Every day may be the last on earth for me, for you, my mother and ...daughters....; 7/9/1826, from Mt. St. Mary; grateful for CJ's return to health; death of their...
Dates: 6/1/1816-7/22/1827

Members: Corresp, S.Brute to Delphina Smith, 1827-1830, 3/1/1827-1/14/1830

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 7
Identifier: Series 6
Scope and Contents Refers to last two years of M.Clare Joseph's life and her great suffering then, spitting blood, etc. Brute remember Mr. Seton's death...and her desire for prayers after her death. Expresses relief that property battle is over; and concern over height of his new building at Mount (4 or 5 stories). Friend, Fr. McElroy. Seems to suggest school.. for Port Tobacco neighborhood .."if for instance some help of education would be properly offered to it. Discusses spirituality of Carmel life. Both...
Dates: 3/1/1827-1/14/1830