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Box 25


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

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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.

Dates: 1838-04-07, 1838-05-13