Daughter of Abolitionists. Nancy Hale.

Daughter of Abolitionists

Northampton, Massachusetts: Smith College, 1964. First Edition. Pamphlet reproduces a letter from 21-year-old Ellen "Ellie" Wright to her brother William nine days after Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter and ignited the Civil War in 1861. Ellie writes from Philadelphia and describes the preparations for war. From Smith College's collection of the papers of Abolitionist and journalist William Lloyd Garrison and his family. Ellie married William Lloyd Garrison, Jr. in 1864. 8vo (9 inches / 23 cm), 15 pages in stapled wrappers with deckled edges. Slight sunning to edges and a bit of soiling. Near Fine. Invitation to an event hosted by the Friends of the Smith College Library laid in. Item #1206

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