Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 3: Series Series 3, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents Tells of "ruinous situation of our dear convent" in Hoogstraet; they could not recover what they left there and can not return; that Low Countries are under French domination; that if they returned they could not wear the habits, observe their holy rule, or repurchase convent. Reports that Austin nuns regret having returned, and that their superior, Mrs. More, is very ill. Bonaparte is resolved, she reports, to conquer England; England is in return preparing her defense, gives details. She...
File — Box 2: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Teresa Cowdrey's first letter from Cornwall (8/7) expresses gratitude for good religious climate for both men and women religious, despite "spirit of the French"; she expects convents to be permanently established. Located 257 miles from London, at seat of Lord Arrundell (sic). Given to them, he has had many workmen repair house. Changes in confessors; death of Teresa Maria. Ms. de Villegas sent 1000 pounds for American Carmel. Influenza; 3/17/1795: election; they wear the habit and ring...