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Child, Lydia Maria Francis (1802-1880) Letters from New York : Second series.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06218 Author/Creator: Child, Lydia Maria Francis (1802-1880) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Books Date: 1845 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Second volume of journalism published by author and abolitionist Child. Includes a chapter on the rights of women. First edition. Printed by C.S. Francis (New York) and J. H. France (Boston). BAL 3152.

People: Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Transcendentalist, Transcendentalism, American Anti-Slavery Society Member, Woman Author, Women's History, Suffrage, Civil Rights, Abolition, Journalism, Reform Movement

Sub Era: Age of Jackson