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Call No.: MS Eng 1304
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wright, Frances, 1795-1852.
Title: Frances Wright letters to Julia Garnett Pertz,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from Scottish-American social reformer Frances Wright to Julia Garnett Pertz, wife of German historian Georg Heinrich Pertz.
Wright was a Scottish-American social reformer. Pertz was the wife of German historian Georg Heinrich Pertz.
Contains letters addressing such topics as the evils of slavery in the United States, the support of emancipation, details about the slave trade, and thoughts on the government in America. Letters also discuss life in England and Washington D.C., ideas on how to prevent seasickness on long voyages, overcoming various illnesses, and song lyrics.