Graceanna Lewis letter to Mary Townsend

Date created 1847-1850
Creator Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912

Fragment. Mary Townsend was an author and close friend of Graceanna Lewis'. Lewis describes a pair of funerals she attended. One was for an abolitionist and was also attended by Elijah Pennypacker; the other was for a woman "from a very humble sphere" who "passed away with no husband or child to mourn her."

Size 2 pages
Type Text
Subjects Antislavery movements | Death | Pennypacker, E. F. (Elijah Funk), 1804-1888
Geographical location Phoenixville (Pa.) | Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language English
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Local identifier A00179493

Lewis-Fussell Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-087 (explore contents)

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