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Mary G. Otis correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-090

Abstract

This collection includes letters to Mary G. Otis written by her mother and father, Susanna I. and James H. Otis, and her aunt, Sarah H. Otis. These relate primarily to family and local news. One letter of interest, written by Sarah H. Otis, quotes from Theodore Parker, describes his personal character, and muses on the similarities between Parker and the Quakers.

Dates

  • 1863-1865

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Mary G. Otis was the daughter of Thomas and Susannah J. (Sherman) Otis of New Bedford, Massachusetts. She was born in 1847 and later married James H. Sherman. Her grandfather, Daniel Otis, was a Quaker until 1830, when he became an adherent of Theodore Parker.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Manuscript Company of Springfield. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1986.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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