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    Lucy Stone Autograph Letter Signed "Lucy Stone". One page, 5" x 8", on Office of The Woman's Journal letterhead, Boston, February 9, 1881.

    In this letter Ms Stone responds to inquiry regarding her ability to lecture on subjects other than women's issues, presumably colonial history. She writes, in part: "Replying to yours of yesterday, I would say that I do not lecture upon any subject except the rights of women in some form. But if you will allow me to suggest Miss Alice C. Baker-Holmes...who has some lectures of unusual interest on our colonial history." Stone indicates that Baker-Holmes terms are reasonable and "If her value as a lecturer were once known she would command much more." The letter has the usual old fold creases, is slightly toned along the edges and has an area of mounting remnant on the verso, otherwise it is a legible letter in near fine condition. From the Judith Kaplan Women's History Collection.


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