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Book/Printed Material Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia.

[ Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection copy ]

About this Item

Title

  • Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia.

Summary

  • Abolitionist statements in the form of letters addressed to Governor Wise of Virginia on the occasion of John Brown's raid and arrest. Child criticizes Virginia's laws on race, and draws a rebuke from Wise. Included is a letter from John Brown to Child asking for financial help for his family, and an exchange of (hostile) letters between Child and a Virginia woman over the issues of Brown and slavery.

Names

  • Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
  • Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876.
  • Mason, Maria Jefferson Carr Randolph, 1826-1902.
  • American Anti-Slavery Society.
  • Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Boston : Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1860.

Headings

  • -  Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859
  • -  Slavery--United States--Controversial literature--1860

Genre

  • Letters--Massachusetts--Boston--1860

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form.
  • -  Replace; LC copy 1 under E451.C53 replaced by preservation microfilm.

Medium

  • 28 p. ; 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E451 .C53
  • Microfilm 37275 E
  • E449 .D16 vol. 17, no. 1 Another copy. New York : Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1860. (Antislavery tract (new series) ; no. 1). "1824; 1780- " written in pencil on p. 20 in left margin.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 07016677

Online Format

  • image
  • online text
  • pdf

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Child, Lydia Maria, Henry A Wise, Maria Jefferson Carr Randolph Mason, American Anti-Slavery Society, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia. Boston: Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1860. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/07016677/.

APA citation style:

Child, L. M., Wise, H. A., Mason, M. J. C. R., American Anti-Slavery Society & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1860) Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia. Boston: Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/07016677/.

MLA citation style:

Child, Lydia Maria, et al. Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia. Boston: Published by the American Anti-Slavery Society, 1860. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/07016677/>.