In Her Own Right

Sally Thayer letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181701 1 lg
Date created 1864-01-01 | 1870-01-01
Creator Thayer, Sarah Smith, 1827-1903
Description Sarah Smith Thayer was the sister of jurist and educator James Bradley Thayer. Disappointed that she was unable to visit her because of the illness of Abby's daughter Lucy. Talks about visiting New York. Discusses recent events concerning family/friends, including a meeting with an acquaintance of her brother William from Egypt (William Thayer was the U.S. Consul-General in Egypt). Has a bottle of William's wine for Mr. Gibbons.
Size 6 pages
Type text
Subjects Thayer, Sarah Smith, 1827-1903 | Morse, Lucy Gibbons, 1839-1936 | Thayer, William Sydney, 1830-1864
Geographical location Brooklyn (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, A00181701. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see