In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Julia Gibbons

Image A00180842 1 lg
Date created 1867-11-02
Creator Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Describes her visit to Dr. James Walker, the social calls they made together (mostly to Harvard professors and students, including Louis Agassiz) and a festival in support of freedmen. Mentions poet Elbridge J. Cutler and "Anna Lowell's colored home." Concludes with Governor Andrew's death.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Walker, James, 1794-1874
Geographical location Cambridge (Mass.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00180842
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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