In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson

Image A00180530 1 lg
Date created 1883-07-20
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Discusses recent news concerning family/friends. Discusses the Western Union strike and her opinions on it, saying ''I hope the rich may be made to pay the poor higher wages while I think a man who is earning his daily bread had better stick and take what he can get.''
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Wages | Strikes and lockouts
Geographical location New York (N.Y.); Cotuit (Mass.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers, SFHL-RG5-174, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00180530. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see