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Document Details


Title: Letter from Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, 1862
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=S2008-D204
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
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: 37
Document location: Columbus, OH
Document date: 1862
Historical events discussed: Emancipation Proclamation, U.S., September 22, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Emancipation Proclamation, U.S., September 22, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Political commentary; Politics; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S2008-D204-5730