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Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) to Francis Jackson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03998.05 Author/Creator: Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Place Written: Lynn, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 October 1850 Pagination:

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03998.05 Author/Creator: Phillips, Wendell (1811-1884) Place Written: Lynn, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 October 1850 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Requests Jackson to sign a statement in support of women's rights and to ask Theodore Parker to do the same. Sends his admiration of Jackson's neice's sketch of Parker and promises to sit for her when he returns to Boston. Encloses a letter from McClintock recommending a lawyer; McClintock's letter is not with this piece.

People: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Anti-Slavery Society MemberReform MovementWomen's HistorySuffrageArt, Music, Theater, and FilmLawLetter of Introduction or Recommendation

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