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Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson, 1840 [November] 26

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Title:
Letter from Abby Kimber, Kimberton, [Pennsylvania], to George Thompson, 1840 [November] 26
Description:
Abby Kimber writes to George Thompson in regards to congratulating him on the woman's right movement in Scotland. She writes, "Our American ladies have been embroidering Harrison Bannery, and have presented them before thousands with all the 'power and circumstance' of political meetings." She writes of meetings in Edinburgh for J.G. Birney, Stanton and Scoble. She reveals a story of T. Jenney's dismissing two millwrights for refusing to eat with African American employees.
Author:
Kimber, Abby, 1804-1871
Addressee:
Thompson, George, 1804-1878
Date:
[November 26, 1840]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Women abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Women abolitionists--England--19th century--Correspondence
Abolitionists--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Meetings--United States--History--19th century
Women's rights--Scotland--History--19th century
Women--Political activity--Great Britain
Women social reformers--United States--History--19th century
Women social reformers--England--History--19th century
Temperance--Societies, etc--United States--History--19th century
Temperance--Societies, etc--Great Britain--History--19th century
Suffrage--Great Britain--History--19th century
Suffragists--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Segregation--United States--History--19th century
Women abolitionists--United States
Women abolitionists
Abolitionists
Antislavery movements--Great Britain
Antislavery movements--United States
Meetings
Women's rights--History
Women--Political activity
Women social reformers--United States
Women social reformers
Temperance--United States--Societies, etc
Temperance--Societies, etc
Suffrage
Suffragists
Racism--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Segregation
Thompson, George, 1804-1878
Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902
Scoble, John, 1799-1877
Kimber, Abby, 1804-1871
Places:
Scotland
United Kingdom
England
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 26 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5799251
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.10, p.55
Barcode:
39999085838512