In Her Own Right

S.B. Hambleton letter to Anna M. Jackson

Image A00183570 01 lg
Date created 1915-01-14
Description Has sent Jackson a copy of "Lays of Quakerdom" by Benjamin Rush Plumly. Reminisces about attaining a copy of the book from Plumly at Philadelphia's 1853 Decade Anti-Slavery Fair, and discusses abolitionists who attended, including Lucretia Mott, Robert Purvis, Sojourner Truth, Charles Burleigh, and others. Recounts interacting with the Biddle Press to publish new copies of the "Lays of Quakerdom." Also discusses distributing copies of "Mollie Pryce" to Jackson and others. Shares news concerning family/friends in the postscript.
Size 15 pages
Type text
Subjects Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898 | Truth, Sojourner, 1799-1883 | Plumly, B. Rush (Benjamin Rush), 1816-1887 | Poetry | Quakers | Antislavery movements | Abolitionists | Fairs
Geographical location Paterson (N.J.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00183570

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