General Correspondence

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Clara Barton exchanged many letters with various friends and associates throughout her lifetime. In addition to documenting her relief work, Barton’s correspondence also reveals her interest in other progressive movements of the period as demonstrated in letters from Mary Weeks Burnett and Frances E. and Mary Willard on temperance matters and from Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Hall Brown, Mary Seymour Howell, Harriet Taylor Upton, Lucy Stone, and Charlotte Fowler Wells concerning woman suffrage. This group of correspondence consists of letters sent and received, telegrams, postcards, and miscellaneous enclosures. Explore Barton’s many nineteenth- and early twentieth-century connections by transcribing these letters!

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