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Box 1


Contains 61 Results:

Various friends, 1857-1876 & undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents

1 letter addressed to "dear William", 1 to "dear Mary", 1 to "dear Mary and George", 1 to "dear Phoebe", 2 to "my dear friend" and 2 to "my dear friends".

Dates: 1857-1876 & undated

Sarah S. Thayer, 1868-01 -1890-04

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 58
Scope and Contents

from AHG, Sally and Julia. Also includes a newspaper obituary for A. W. Thayer

Dates: 1868-01 -1890-04

Letter to E. M. Stanton, approximately 1860-1865

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 57
Identifier: A00180977
Scope and Contents

2 pages. Likely written by Abby Hopper Gibbons to Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-1869), who was Secretary of War during most of the Civil War. Complains about the chaplain John A. Spooner at the hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland, who has been neglecting his duties.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War work; Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.)

Relevant locations: Point Lookout (Md.)

Dates: approximately 1860-1865

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Dr. James Walker, 1863-09-04

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 59
Identifier: A00180983
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Thanks him for offering to shelter her family after the destruction of her house in the draft riots in New York. Details the destruction and looting of her house. Mentions that her father Isaac T. Hopper's personal papers were burned. Her daughters with the help of John Choate were able to save some valuable items by carrying them over the rooftops to safety. They have since been staying in her brother's home, but hope to move into a new house by the autumn. Says "because this...
Dates: 1863-09-04