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ITEM — Box: 1 Identifier: MS Am 800.23, (2a)

Alcott, Abigail (May), 1800-1877. Subscription letter for Relief Room: print with AMs annotations (in unidentified hand), 1850., 1850.

Dates

  • 1850.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

2.4 linear feet (8 boxes)

Physical Location

b

General note

Solicitation for contributions for the Relief Room, a benevolent organization dedicated to helping the poor to which Abigail May Alcott belonged.

Annotations probably in her hand.

Repository Details

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