Papers, 1883-1911.


Barton, Clara, 1821-1912. Papers, 1883-1911.

Papers, 1883-1911.

Letter dated 1883 to Mrs. Talbot states that at the close of the state encampment in Hartford, Conn., each attendee shook hands with her and blessed the work of the Red Cross; letter dated 1893 thanks Mrs. Geary for the gentle way in which she informed her of the death of Linus Brockett; note dated 1911 to Edward Eaton includes Barton's tribute to Julia Ward Howe.

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