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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 214 4 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 22 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 12 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 10 2 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. 9 1 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 5 1 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. 4 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 4 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Child, David Lee 1794-1874 (search)
Child, David Lee 1794-1874 Abolitionist; born in West Boylston, Mass., July 8, 1794; graduated at Harvard College in 1817: was later admitted to the bar. In 1830 he was editor of the Massachusetts journal, and while holding a seat in the legislature opposed the annexation of Texas; afterwards he issued a tract on the subject entitled Naboth's Vineyard. In 1836 he published ten articles on the subject of slavery, and in the following year, while in Paris, addressed a memoir to the Societepour l'abolition d'esclavage. He also forwarded a pamphlet on the same subject to the Eclectic review in London. In 1843-44 he edited (with his wife) the Anti-slavery standard in New York. He died in Wayland, Mass., Sept. 18, 1874.
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.