In Her Own Right

Graceanna Lewis letter to Esther Fussell Lewis

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Date created 1842-10-12
Creators Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912
Description Esther Fussell Lewis was Graceanna Lewis' mother. Lewis describes experiments with magnetism and phrenology performed on another woman that caused her to see visions. She also comments on Baltimore Yearly Meeting, church bells, and abolitionism.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Phrenology | Animal magnetism | Antislavery movements | Quakers | Society of Friends
Geographical location York (Pa.); Chester County (Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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