In Her Own Right

Martha Schofield letter to Sadie Brouwer Bartram

Image A00182642 1 lg
Date created 1864-01-24
Creators Schofield, Martha
Description Martha Schofield met Sadie Brouwer Bartram in 1859 while teaching at a school in Harrison, New York, and the two remained close friends. She describes the sudden death of their neighbor William Jones. She then discusses her views on death and the afterlife. She tells Bartram not to be discouraged because she "has to act contrary to [her] feelings for [her] father's sake."
Size 7 pages
Type text
Subjects Death | Future life | Fathers and daughters | Bartram, Sadie (Sarah Mott Brouwer), 1844-1878
Geographical location Darby (Pa.); Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
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