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Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brook Farm correspondence

Identifier: C-151
Scope and Contents The Brook Farm correspondence totals one box (19 folders), autograph letters, signed, to and from some of the founders and participants in Brook Farm. Most folders include copies of typewritten transcriptions. Of particular interest: John Allen's, James Kay's, John Orvis's, and John Sullivan Dwight's lengthy and descriptive letters relating to Brook Farm and other matters; Elizabeth Blackwell's feminist viewpoints, including those about a woman's role in medicine, as well as her own...
Dates: 1839-1851

Letter to Mehitable Eastman, July 25, 1843

 Item — Box 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

One holograph letter written by Sophia Eastman to Mehitable Eastman, dated West Roxbury, Massachusetts, July 25, 1843. In the letter, Eastman discusses her journey to Brook Farm and describes life at the Farm after her arrival.

Letter was published in part in Sams, Henry W. Autobiography of Brook Farm (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, 1958).

Dates: July 25, 1843

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