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Dix, Dorothea Lynde (1802-1887) to Charles Sumner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02075 Author/Creator: Dix, Dorothea Lynde (1802-1887) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1873 Pagination: 3 p. 21 x 14 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02075 Author/Creator: Dix, Dorothea Lynde (1802-1887) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1873 Pagination: 3 p. 21 x 14 cm

Summary of Content: Written on her personal stationery, embossed with a "D," to her benefactor and friend, Sumner. Requests him to send certain government publications to her at the Government Hospital for the Insane of the Army and Navy in Washington, D.C. Among these are the 1870 census, from which Amasa Walker had been sending her information, and F. V. Hayden's Yellowstone survey.

People: Sumner, Charles
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Women's HistoryGovernment and CivicsHospitalHealth and MedicalMental HealthReform MovementMilitary HistoryCensusSurveyingAmerican West

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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