Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Comments and expresses subtle concerns regarding the recent marriage of Sallie DeCharms with Mr. Hibbard in Stuttgart. Reflects on the trials and difficulties of life. Mentions a prolonged illness. Individuals and places mentioned: Sallie (Hibbard nee DeCharms), Mr. Hibbard, Stuttgart, Mr. Warren, Switzerland, Mr. McCandless, Tafel, Germany, Grace (Chandler) and babies.