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Fry, Elizabeth, Upton Lane, to [Delessert, Francois-Marie], 1838-05-13

 File — Box: 25

Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a prominent English Quaker prison reformer. In this autograph letter, she requested permission for her brother to visit prisons in Paris. Delessert was a prominent banker and president of the Paris Chamber of Congress. Fry was with a delegation of Quakers visiting prison, asylums, and hospitals in France.

Dates

  • 1838-05-13

Creator

Physical Description

Transcript and biographical information provided by the dealer stored with original.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, FHL 2017.020

Physical Description

Transcript and biographical information provided by the dealer stored with original.

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