Lane, Charles, 1800-1870

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Author, libertarian, abolitionist, and journalist, of England; became involved with Bronson Alcott's transcendentalist movement and in 1843 (with Alcott) established a transcendentalist utopian community in Harvard, Mass., known as Fruitlands which was dissolved in 1844; later lived at the Harvard Shaker community and in 1846 joined with Joseph Palmer to form the Leominster and Harvard Benevolent Association; returned to England ca. 1850, resuming a career in journalism.

From the description of Papers, 1842-1851. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70938206

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creatorOf Lane, Charles, 1800-1870. Papers, 1842-1851. Fruitlands Museums (Harvard, Mass.)
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Henry D. Thoreau, 1843 May 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Alcott, Abba May, 1800-1877. person
associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888. person
associatedWith Alcott, Beth. person
associatedWith Alcott, Junius S. person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith Fruitlands (Harvard, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850. person
associatedWith Leominster and Harvard Benevolent Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Oldham, William. person
associatedWith Palmer, Joseph, 1796-1871. person
associatedWith Shakers corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Harvard
England
Subject
Transcendentalism (New England)--History--Sources
Mortgages
Utopias
Libertarianism
Slavery
Occupation
Abolitionists
Transcendentalists (New England)
Libertarians
Journalists--England
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Person

Birth 1800-03-31

Death 1870-01-05

Britons

English

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