In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson

Image A00180525 1 lg
Date created 1882-09-08
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Discusses recent news concerning family/friends. Mentions that a friend or family member is going to Ruschberg, possibly meaning the municipality in Germany, but possibly referring to the name of a family called Rusch. Mentions the activist Dorothea Dix, wondering whether she is ''in this life, or the other.''
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 | Women political activists
Geographical location New York (N.Y.); Cotuit (Mass.); Stratford (N.J.)
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, A00180525. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see