Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858

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A Boston lawyer and abolitionist who used his legal training to aid runaway slaves, Loring was an organizer of the New England Anti-Slavery Society. He married Louisa Gilman (1797-1868) in 1827. Their daughter, Anna Loring Dresel (1830-1896), was vice president of the Boston Sanitary Commission during the Civil War and president of Vincent Hospital. She married Otto Dresel (1826-1890), a German pianist and composer in 1863; they had two children: Louisa Loring Dresel (1864-195?) and Ellis Loring Dresel (1865-1925), a lawyer.

From the description of Papers, 1809-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122557306

From the description of Ellis Gray Loring Family papers, 1828-1923 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122471048

Loring was a Boston lawyer and abolitionist and organizer of the New England Anti-Slavery Society.

From the description of Papers, 1825-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 421911293

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referencedIn Child, David Lee, 1794-1874. Papers, 1854-1857 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Lydia Maria Francis Child papers, 1838-1878. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers, 1819-1852. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Papers of Lydia Maria Francis Child [manuscript], 1844-1877. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. Papers, 1825-1865 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861. At a full meeting of some of the warmest advocates of the Anti-Slavery cause in Boston: Letter from Francis Jackson et al., 1843 January 9. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. Papers, 1809-1942 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896. Certificate, 1821 June 21, Boston. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850. Autograph letter signed S.M. Fuller to: To Mr. & Mrs. Loring/Dear Friends August 22, [18]45. Wellesley College
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. Ellis Gray Loring Family papers, 1828-1923 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Ripley, George, 1802-1880. Papers, 1834-1882. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842. Papers, 1819-1852. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Records of lawyers in New England, New Brunswick, New York, and Illinois, 1719-1912 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Bax, Clifford, 1886-1962,. Women authors collection, Ca-Ch, 1827-1900. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cooper, William, 1720-1809. Tuckerman family deeds, 1765-1831. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Lydia Maria Child letters, 1827-1872. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Anna E. Roth collection, 1639-1897. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Letters, 1828-1879 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. A common place book : upon the plan recommended and practised by John Locke, Esq. : manuscript, 1823. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records, 1850-1858. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn J.P. Lesley Papers, 1826-1898 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858. Letterpress copybook : manuscript, 1837-1841. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lydia Maria Francis Child papers, 1838-1878 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Lydia Maria Child Collection, 1844-1879 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn New England Anti-Slavery Convention. Resolution, 1858. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842. The duty of the free states : or, Remarks suggested by the case of the Creole : autograph manuscript of parts I and II, 1842. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Amistad Schooner case collection, 1839-1968. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
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associatedWith Cary, Emma, 1833-1918. person
associatedWith Cary, Sarah Gray, 1830-1898. person
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associatedWith Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885. person
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associatedWith Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. person
associatedWith Clarke, Sarah, 1830?- person
associatedWith Codman, John Thomas. person
associatedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith Dresel, Anna Loring, 1830-1896. person
associatedWith Dresel, Ellis Loring, 1865-1925. person
associatedWith Dresel, Louisa Loring, 1864- person
associatedWith Dresel, Otto, 1826-1890. person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1808-1882. person
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associatedWith Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861 person
associatedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909. person
associatedWith King, John Glen, 1787-1857. person
associatedWith Lesley, Allen person
associatedWith Lesley, J. P., (J. Peter), 1819-1903 person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Loring family. family
associatedWith Loring family. family
associatedWith Loring family. family
associatedWith Loring, Louisa Gilman, 1797-1868. person
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associatedWith Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. corporateBody
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associatedWith Quincy, Fanny. person
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associatedWith Ripley, Ezra, 1751-1841. person
associatedWith Ripley, George, 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. person
associatedWith Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. person
associatedWith Webb, Charles Henry, 1834-1905. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Boston (Mass.)
United States
New England
Massachusetts
Germany
New England
New England
Europe
Boston (Mass.)
Germany
Boston (Mass.)
Subject
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Family records
Voyages and travels
Books and reading--19th century
Fugitive slaves
Courtship
Antislavery movements
Occupation
Abolitionists
Lawyers
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Person

Birth 1803

Death 1858

German,

English

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