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Letter from Sallie Holley (Lottsburgh, Virginia) to her cousin Harrietta W. Brand (Anchorage, Kentucky)
A letter from abolitionist and civil rights worker Sallie Holley (Lottsburgh, Virginia) to her cousin Harrietta Brand (Anchorage, Kentucky), April 8, 1890. Holley writes of her activities with family and friends during a recent trip to Brooklyn, New York, where she also attended readings conducted by the American Dante Society.
This collection consists of microfilmed copies of the official records and correspondence of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, an organization founded to help individuals from the northeastern United States move to the newly opened Kansas territory in order to help the territory become a free state rather than a slaveholding state.
- Subject: Abolitionists X
- Abolitionists 1
- Abolitionists -- United States 1
- Kansas -- Emigration and immigration 1
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
- Women civil rights workers -- United States 1
- Brand, Harrietta W. 1
- Dante Society of America 1
- Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 1
- Holley, Sallie, 1818-1893 1
- Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 1
- New England Emigrant Aid Company 1 ∧ less