In Her Own Right

Thesta Dana letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181047 lg
Date created 1865-01-05
Creators Dana, Thesta Dorcas, 1816-1907
Description Thesta Dana was the wife of Brigadier General James Jackson Dana and was a member of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Received Abby's ''leaflet'' and wishes her a happy Christmas and New Year's. Looking forward to seeing her next week and discusses a meeting next Tuesday. Says ''the enemy are no doubt lying in wait to out vote and overpower us, and we cannot get on without your calm force.'' Mentions Miss Mann, likely Maria R. Mann.
Size 1 page
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children (Washington, D.C.)
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, A00181047. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/.