In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to William Gibbons

Image A00180889 1 lg
Date created 1854-03-13
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Willie is away at school. Expresses deep affection towards him. Discusses recent events concerning family/friends, including the illnesses of various people. Advises Willie to moderate his desires to things ''necessary to thy comfort'' and to ''avoid all extravagances,'' citing her father Isaac T. Hopper as a role model. Willie might move to Divinity Hall.
Size 6 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, William, 1834-1855 | Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 | Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Geographical location New York (N.Y.)
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, A00180889. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see