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Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, 119 Madison Avenue, [New York], to Deborah Weston, April 24th, [186-?]

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Title:
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, 119 Madison Avenue, [New York], to Deborah Weston, April 24th, [186-?]
Author:
Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
Addressee:
Weston, Deborah, b. 1814
Date:
[1860?–1869?]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--Great Britain
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Women abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston--19th century--Correspondence
Abolitionists
Antislavery movements--United States
Women abolitionists--United States
Alabama (Screw sloop)
Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
Weston, Deborah, b. 1814
Jay, John, 1817-1894
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
United Kingdom
Extent:
1 leaf (3 p.) ; 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.
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Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Holograph, signed with initials.
Maria Weston Chapman discusses contributions from English abolitionists. She is using her influence to bring about the right decision in the Alabama case. Chapman says: "I have a new bonnet--black lace over white. Nothing remarkable--does well enough." She mentions the [John] Jays, who were "turned out of house and home."
Language:
English
Identifier:
3133039
Call #:
Ms.A.9.2 v.6, p.82B
Barcode:
39999063100877
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