In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Gibbons Emerson and Julia Gibbons

Image A00180745 1 lg
Date created 1851-1864
Creator Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Fragment. Written to Sarah and Julia while they were at the Sedgwick School in Massachusetts. Gives advice to the girls, including advising them to be patient and kind to each other and to be grateful to Mrs. Sedgwick. Mrs. Elizabeth Buckminster Dwight Sedgwick (Mrs. Charles Sedgwick) was an author and headmistress of a nationally recognized girls' school.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Sedgwick, Charles, Mrs., 1801-1864 | Emerson, Sarah Hopper, 1835-
Language English
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Local Identifier A00180745

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