In Her Own Right

Joseph Fussell letter to Graceanna Lewis

Image A00179480 01 lg
Date created 1843-04-23
Creators Fussell, Joseph, 1820-1904
Description Joseph Fussell was Graceanna Lewis' cousin. He recounts a trip to a colored school for adults and discusses the refreshing pureness and innocence of children. He speaks of the duty he feels to give to those with less than himself and the idea that all inequalities of wealth result from the use of force. He also alludes to anti-slavery activity in Frankford.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Children--Religious aspects | African Americans--Education | Wealth | Social classes
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.); York (Pa.); Frankford (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Lewis-Fussell Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-087, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00179480. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see