Papers, [ca. 1860-1879].

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Ames, Sarah Fisher, 1817-1901. Papers, [ca. 1860-1879].

Papers, [ca. 1860-1879].

Collection of letters and printed items to Mrs. Ames from prominent figures of the day, including: Mary Mann, John Hay, Robert Winthrop, Whitelaw Reid, J.O.P. Burnside, Wendell Phillips, Rufus King. Also includes: also includes letter from her husband, Joseph A. Ames; three letters from her son stationed in Cuba; various letters of introduction and permission, including one from Abraham Lincoln; letters to her husband, Joseph Ames.

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