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Document Details


Title: Letter from Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, December 12, 1859
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S2008-D198
Original Language: English
Time span: 1859
Speaker: Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 24-Sep-1825
Speaker place of birth: Baltimore, MD; Maryland; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Social reformer; Teacher; Women's rights activist; Writer
Age at speaking: 34
Document location: Montpelier, VT
Document date: 12-Dec-1859
Historical events discussed: Harpers Ferry Raid, VA, October 16, 1859
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Harpers Ferry Raid, VA, October 16, 1859
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Charity; Economics; Law; Prisoners; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S2008-D198-5730