In Her Own Right

Harriet M. Palmer letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181638 1 lg
Date created 1871-01-22
Creators Palmer, Harriet Martineau, 1825-1912
Description Discusses her desire to take in a child but not one from an institution, for she fears the members of the institution would interfere too much. Discusses the health issues of her husband Charles.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subject Adoption
Geographical location New York (N.Y.)
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, A00181638. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see