In Her Own Right

Lydia A. Schofield letter to Sarah J. Ash, Samuel S. Ash, and their children

Image A00182674 1 lg
Date created 1868-04-02
Creators Schofield, Lydia A. (Lydia Ann), 1835-1909
Description Lydia A. Schofield, Sarah J. Ash, and Samuel S. Ash were Martha Schofield's sisters and brother-in-law, respectively. Envelope addressed to Oliver Howard Ash (b. 1860), the son of Sarah J. and Samuel S. Ash. Lydia was in South Carolina visiting Martha, who was sick. Discusses her travel plans for returning to Pennsylvania and the time she spent substituting for Martha as a teacher.
Size 5 pages
Type text
Subjects Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) | Schofield, Martha | Teachers | Women teachers | Women in education
Geographical location Saint Helena Island (S.C.); Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00182674. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see