Lydia Maria Child letters, 1827-1872.

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Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Lydia Maria Child letters, 1827-1872.

Lydia Maria Child letters, 1827-1872.

The collection consists of three handwritten letters: to her sister Mary Preston, 6 Jan. 1827, describing her current situation and including news of activities, family, and friends; to her friend, the abolitionist Ellis Gray Loring, 25 Mar. 1844, discussing her activities, their mutual interest in reform, Washington Allston, and Margaret Fuller; to Dear Mary, 19 Feb. 1872, responding to a request for her autograph, in which she reports that she finds reading German difficult but rewarding, and how much she is enjoying reading the stories of Hans Christian Anderson.

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