In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her children

Image A00180575 1 lg
Date created 1851-12-09
Creator Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Letter to her daughters Sally and Julia, who are away at school. Discusses the subject of letter writing and councils them to write conservatively. She is preparing a package to send them. Discusses recent news concerning family/friends; her father, Isaac T. Hopper, has been sick with a concerning cold.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 | Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835- | Women--Education | Girls--Education
Geographical location New York (N.Y.); Lenox (Mass.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00180575
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of 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, A00180575. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see