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Document Details


Title: Letter from Lydia Maria Child to Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw, 1856
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/nawld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S109-D061
Original Language: English
Time span: 1856
Speaker: Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 11-Feb-1802
Speaker place of birth: Medford, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Farmer; Publisher; Teacher; Writer
Age at speaking: 54
Document location: Wayland, MA
Document date: 1856
People discussed: Charles Sumner; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Historical events discussed: Kansas-Nebraska Act enacted, U.S., May 30, 1854; Senator Charles Sumner beaten on Senate floor, May 22, 1856
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Charles Sumner; Kansas-Nebraska Act enacted, U.S., May 30, 1854; Senator Charles Sumner beaten on Senate floor, May 22, 1856; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Assault and battery; Election campaigns; Law; Legislators; Politics; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S109-D061-34