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Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Sarah Hopper Palmer and Jonathan Palmer, 1820-11-03

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 47
Identifier: A00180933
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses recent events concerning family/friends. Mentions several people who have been disowned by their Monthly Meeting. Recounts telling Thomas Legget that she feels "too independent to be under the direction of 12 men" at the school where she was working. Also states, "if I have a husband, I will not be ruled by him."Subjects: Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893; Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Quakers; Society of Friends; Leggett, Thomas Haight,...
Dates: 1820-11-03

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1863-10-30

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 50
Identifier: A00180949
Scope and Contents 3 pages. Writes on behalf of the Women's Prison Association Committee of the Isaac T. Hopper Home, a shelter for women ex-convicts, to acknowledge Catharine Maria Sedgwick's resignation from the position of First Director. Her resignation letter was read at the special meeting and the members expressed their respect for her.Subjects: Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867; Women--Services for; Charity organization; Housing rehabilitation--Social aspects; Women ex-convicts...
Dates: 1863-10-30