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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. 2 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 1 1 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Child, Lydia Maria 1802-1880 (search)
Child, Lydia Maria 1802-1880 Author; born in Medford, Mass., Feb. 11, 1802; educated in the common schools; began her literary career in 1819; and was noted as a supporter of the abolition movement. In 1859 she sent a letter of sympathy to John Brown, who was then imprisoned at Harper's Ferry, offering to become his nurse. This offer he declined, but requested her to aid his family, which she did. Governor Wise, of Virginia, politely rebuked her in a letter, and another epistle from Senator Mason's wife threatened her with eternal punishment. These letters with her replies were subsequently published and reached a circulation of 300,000. In 1840-43 she was editor of the National Anti-slavery standard. Her publications include The rebels; The first settlers of New England; Freedman's book; Appeal for that class of Americans called Africans; Miria, a romance of the republic, etc. She died in Wayland, Mass., Oct. 20, 1880.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
......July 20, 1880 General Hancock accepts Democratic nomination......July 29, 1880 International sheep-and-wool show held at Philadelphia, Pa.......September, 1880 Return of the Schwatka Arctic exploration expedition to New York......Sept. 23, 1880 Arctic steamer Gulnare returns to Washington......Oct. 10, 1880 Publication of forged letters on the Chinese question (Morey letters) attributed to General Garfield, addressed to a mythical person, H. L. Morey, of Lynn,......Oct. 20, 1880 Presidential election......Nov. 2, 1880 Lucretia Mott, born 1793, dies in Montgomery county, Pa......Nov. 11, 1880 Electoral votes of States, except Georgia, cast......Dec. 6, 1880 Third session meets......Dec. 6, 1880 President Hayes's fourth annual message presented......Dec. 6, 1880 Electoral vote of Georgia, 11 for Hancock and English, cast......Dec. 8, 1880 R. W. Thompson, Secretary of Navy, resigns......Dec. 15, 1880 Nearly one mile of Broadway, New York, is