In Her Own Right

Graceanna Lewis letter to Rebecca Lewis Fussell

Image A00179515 01 lg
Date created 1876-07-05
Creators Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912
Description Rebecca Lewis Fussell was Graceanna Lewis' sister. Fussell's son Robert Fussell is dangerously ill, and Lewis is worried about him. She tells of a previous illness of his and how she tried to impart strength to him through physical contact. Hannah Wright Mifflin has come to visit. Lewis also discusses her hired help on the family farm (Sunnyside), which she is considering passing on to Hannah Wright Mifflin and Samuel Mifflin.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Fussell, Robert, 1875-1943 | Agricultural laborers | Family farms
Geographical location West Vincent (Pa. : Township)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Lewis-Fussell Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-087, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00179515. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see