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[Letter to] Dear Debora[h]

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[Letter to] Dear Debora[h]
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[Letter to] Dear Debora[h]
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eng
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1786-1860
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Weston, Mary
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letters
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dictionaries
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b. 1814
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Weston, Deborah
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  • Weston, Deborah
  • Weston, Mary
  • Anti-slavery petitions
  • Antislavery movements
  • Women abolitionists
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[Letter to] Dear Debora[h]
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  • Holograph, signed with initials
  • Mary Weston discusses some visits and plans. She was determined to go to the annual meeting. Mary Weston says: "I took the bits in my mouth & came here with Linfield Friday afternoon, notwithstanding I was obliged to take anti-slavery money to pay my passage." Mary Weston has lived by prudence in affairs long enough and will try the other track and see how she will come out. Deborah Weston's mother asks two or three times each week how long Deborah has been gone. The health of Deborah Weston's mother is as good or better than it was at Thanksgiving. Mary Weston got the petitions ready on her return; with 248 (signatures? in) Weymouth, 130 (signatures? in) Braintree. Mary Weston "labored like a dog to get them." Mary Weston's society held no quarterly meeting because she was not at home to make it happen. Mary Weston is now with Anne [Warren Weston]. She tells of her plans to stay in Duxbury and Weymouth. Mary Weston writes: "On what does Dr. Channing stand think ye(?), how I despise him ..."
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1 online resource (1 leaf (4 pages))
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online
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remote
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[Letter to] Dear Debora[h]
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Publication
Note
  • Holograph, signed with initials
  • Mary Weston discusses some visits and plans. She was determined to go to the annual meeting. Mary Weston says: "I took the bits in my mouth & came here with Linfield Friday afternoon, notwithstanding I was obliged to take anti-slavery money to pay my passage." Mary Weston has lived by prudence in affairs long enough and will try the other track and see how she will come out. Deborah Weston's mother asks two or three times each week how long Deborah has been gone. The health of Deborah Weston's mother is as good or better than it was at Thanksgiving. Mary Weston got the petitions ready on her return; with 248 (signatures? in) Weymouth, 130 (signatures? in) Braintree. Mary Weston "labored like a dog to get them." Mary Weston's society held no quarterly meeting because she was not at home to make it happen. Mary Weston is now with Anne [Warren Weston]. She tells of her plans to stay in Duxbury and Weymouth. Mary Weston writes: "On what does Dr. Channing stand think ye(?), how I despise him ..."
Extent
1 online resource (1 leaf (4 pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote

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