In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to William Emerson

Image A00180573 1 lg
Date created 1856-01-14
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Dated 1855, but likely written in 1856. Grieves the death of her son William Gibbons, who died in December 1855. Asks William Emerson to take charge of a package containing some of her son's things .
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Gibbons, William, 1834-1855 | Parental grief
Geographical location New York (N.Y.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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