Papers, 1825-1865 (inclusive).


Papers, 1825-1865 (inclusive).

Collection consists of manuscript letters from Loring to his wife, Louisa Gilman Loring, to John A. Collins, and to Lydia Maria Child; also included are manuscript letters from Louisa Loring to Child, and one poem by Ellis Gray Loring.

1 folder.

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Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880 (person)

Lydia Maria Child was born Lydia Maria Francis in Medford, Massachusetts on February 11, 1802. She was born into an abolitionist family and was greatly influenced by her brother, Convers, who would later become a Unitarian Clergyman. After the death of her mother in 1814, Child moved to Maine to live with her sister and began teaching in Gardiner in 1819. While living in Maine, Child became increasingly interested in Native Americans and visited many nearby settlements. Child began actively writ...

Loring, Louisa Gilman, 1797-1868. (person)

Loring, Ellis Gray, 1803-1858 (person)

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...

Loring family. (family)