Is this Pitman Shorthand?

I'm hoping someone can help me with this puzzle.
Here's a link to an image of the backside of a letter written to Millard Fillmore in 1855:
I think the first line is written in some type of shorthand and is possibly the name of a woman. Can anyone figure out what it says?
Thank you for your help!
Pat W

(by tigerpaw8181 for everyone)