Dowell, A E W. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.

DESCRIPTION:

Handwritten letter from A E W Dowell to Amy Kirby Post, January 2, 1855.

DATE:

January 2, 1855

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                  Philh Janry 2nd 1855
Dear Madam
                       Having purchased
the printing material, and
established an Office for the
publication of a Newspaper, to
be executed exclusively by Women,
and devoted to their interests,
I address you for the purpose
of selecting your kindly offers
on its behalf –
                    The necessity of this
will prove lucrative employment
for women, is admitted by all,
and I seek to open to her enterprise
and industry, such Avenues, to
fairly paid labour, as may be
adapted to her abilities, and lessen
the dependence and suffering to
which they are now subjected.
                   If then you feel an
interest in the ultimate success

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of the undertaking, and will
favour me with an Article from
your pen, you will receive my
utmost thanks, so well as those
whose goal I seek to advance _
               Please address, office of
the “Womans Advocate” N. E. Corner
3rd Chestnut St
                    Respectfully Yours
                    A. E. W. Dowell

About the Original Item

Date
1855-01-02
Creator
Recipient
Internal Identifier
1052
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Collection:
Post Collection
Item Type:
Document
Citation:
“Dowell, A E W. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed December 10, 2018, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/3879.