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Sarah Fisher Ames papers (Ms.88.2)

Brown University Library

Box A, John Hay Library
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146
Email: hay@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: Sarah Fisher Ames papers
Date range: 1860-1879
Creator: John Hay Library
Extent: 34 item(s)
Abstract: Collection of letters and printed items to Sarah Fisher Ames from prominent figures of the day, including: Mary Mann, John Hay, Robert Winthrop, Whitelaw Reid, J.O.P. Burnside, Wendell Phillips, Rufus King. Also includes: letter from her husband, Joseph A. Ames; three letters from her son stationed in Cuba; various letters of introduction and permission, including one from Abraham Lincoln; letters to her husband, Joseph Ames
Language of materials: English.
Repository: Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number: Ms.88.2