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Box 2

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Contains 70 Results:

David Lee Child letter to James Sloan Gibbons and Abby Hopper Gibbons, 1847-04-05

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 75
Identifier: A00181033
Scope and Contents

3 pages. David Lee Child was a journalist, editor of the Anti-Slavery Standard, and husband of Lydia Maria Child. Offers sympathy for the recent death of their son Isaac T. H. Gibbons.

Subjects: Gibbons, Isaac T. H., 1841-1847; Death

Relevant locations: Northampton (Mass.)

Dates: 1847-04-05

Ann Comely letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons, 1832-07-29

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 79
Identifier: A00181042
Scope and Contents

4 pages. Written by multiple people; signed by "M," Henry P., and Ann Comely. Written from Byberry. Asks Abby to write. Discusses recent events and events concerning family/friends.

Subjects: Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893

Dates: 1832-07-29

Frank B. Fay letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons, 1864-04-28

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 86
Identifier: A00181089
Scope and Contents

1 page. Frank B. Fay was a Massachusetts politician who worked as chief of the Auxiliary Relief Corps during the Civil War. Written on U.S. Sanitary Commission stationery. Asks her to confirm whether she hired an African American man to work in the kitchen and discusses his wages. A note from Abby at the bottom says "Nelson began to work for us June 20th."

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War work; Contraband of war; Fugitive slaves; Freedmen

Dates: 1864-04-28

Elizabeth Gay letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons, 1864-07-28

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 86
Identifier: A00181090
Scope and Contents

4 pages. Elizabeth Gay was a Quaker abolitionist and women's rights activist; her husband was Sydney Howard Gay. Discusses and sympathizes over the recent death of Abby's brother John Hopper.

Subjects: Hopper, John, 1815-1864; Death

Relevant locations: Randolph (Vt.)

Dates: 1864-07-28

Poem from Henry Gibbons, approximately 1820-1833

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 90
Identifier: A00181302
Scope and Contents

2 pages. Typed poem sent from Henry Gibbons to Abby Hopper Gibbons. Possibly written by Henry Gibbons; references both "Henry Gibbons" and "Abby."

Subjects: Gibbons, Henry, 1808-1884; Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893

Relevant locations: New York (N.Y.)

Dates: approximately 1820-1833

Rebecca Donaldson Gibbons letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons, 1868-11

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 91
Identifier: A00181303
Scope and Contents

2 pages. Rebecca Donaldson Gibbons was Abby Hopper Gibbons's mother-in-law. Complains about not hearing from Abby and her family. Discusses recent events concerning family/friends.

Subjects: Gibbons, Rebecca Donaldson, 1786-1869; Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893

Dates: 1868-11

Catherine Robinson Keese letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons, 1858-03-06

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 110
Identifier: A00181396
Scope and Contents

4 pages. Has been looking for a home to place the 9-year-old black girl whom Julia brought back after visiting Grandmother Gibbons. Has two potential families. Provides an update on her family members and gives condolences about Abby's son, Willie.

Subjects: Quakers; Gibbons, William, 1834-1855; Keese, Catherine Robinson, 1806-1860

Relevant locations: Peru (N.Y.)

Dates: 1858-03-06