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Document Details


Title: Letter from Maria Weston Chapman to Abigail Hopper Gibbons, January 5, 1863
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=S97-D179
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
Speaker: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 26-Jul-1806
Speaker place of birth: Weymouth, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Editor; Teacher; Writer
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 05-Jan-1863
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; African-Americans; Agriculture; Economics; Emancipation; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; New Year's day; Politics; Slavery; Slaves; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S97-D179-2341