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Fry, Elizabeth, Upton Lane, to [Delessert, Francois-Marie], 1838-04-07, 1838-05-13

 File — Box: 25

Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a prominent English Quaker prison reformer. In autograph letter dated 5 month 13, 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. The earlier letter to a sibling of Delessert discussed distribution of Bibles to hospitals.


  • Creation: 1838-04-07, 1838-05-13


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, FHL 2017.020, 2018.037

Physical Description

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

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