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Francis Jackson

Francis Jackson

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Title:
Francis Jackson
Description:
Portrait, man full sitting waist up
Date:
1845
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Daguerreotypes
Portrait photographs
Location:
Historic Newton
The Archives at the Jackson Homestead and Museum
Box 3 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Historic Newton Early Photograph Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists
Suffragists
Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society
Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
American Anti-Slavery Society
Vigilance Committee (Boston, Mass.)
Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Newton
Extent:
1 photograph; 1/2 plate
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Preferred Citation:
Historic Newton Archives at the Jackson Homestead and Museum
Notes:
Francis Jackson was the son of Major Timothy Jackson and Sarah Winchester, one of his siblings was William Jackson. He married Eliza Copeland, daughter of Samuel Copeland and Ruth Whitmarsh. Francis was an abolitionist in Boston, Mass., he was affiliated with the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, American Anti-Slavery Society, and Boston Vigilance Committee. In his will he also left considerable funds to abolitionists and suffragists.
Identifier:
100.3.10