In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Julia Gibbons

Image A00180819 1 lg
Date created 1857-05-19
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Discusses Julia's future, saying "I am led to believe it right to take hold of such work as will enable you to benefit somebody beside those of our own household. Let it not be spent in heaping comforts upon those who were never needy, but seek out, or rather lend a hand to such as happen in your way, and thereby lighten the labour of your mother, who must accomplish what you fail to undertake." Discusses recent events concerning family/friends, particularly the friends of her recently-deceased son William.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Gibbons, William, 1834-1855 | Social service
Geographical location New York (N.Y.)
Language English
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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, A00180819. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see