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Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0028
Abstract This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations...
Dates: 1834 April 21-August 29

Mary Avery White journals

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0084
Abstract

These three manuscripts are volumes of a journal kept by Mary Avery White (1778-1860) of Boylston, Massachusetts. White wrote extensively about life in rural Massachusetts, including observations on the weather, notes about daily work and social visits, meditations on religion, and information about her involvement in various reform activities, including abolitionism and the temperance movement.

Dates: 1805-1807, 1827-1835, 1852-1855