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Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

English Civilization Collection

 Collection — MS Eng.
Call Number: MS Eng.
Scope and Contents

The English (British) Civilization Collection contains more than 1,500 letters and documents that were either purchased by the Boston Public Library or were donated. The material was written by royal, political, military, literary, scientific, and artistic figures, together with other individuals who contributed to British and Irish history and culture throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1573-1970

Harriet Martineau correspondence to William Ware

Call Number: MS Eng.244
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence from Harriet Martineau to William Ware from 1835 to 1849. During this time, Martineau wrote from both the United States, including her time in Salem and Boston, Massachusetts, and England. The correspondence covers topics such as their writings and reactions to it; writings of their peers; mutual friends, including Catherine Sedgwick and her family; the abolitionist movement in America; the passing of Ware’s son; and Martineau’s health. Some of the...
Dates: 1835 - 1849

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Abolitionists -- Great Britain 1
Abolitionists -- Great Britain -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- Massachusetts -- Boston 1
Authors, American -- 19th century 1