RARE 1897 1stED STORY OF MY LIFE MARY LIVERMORE ABOLITIONIST CIVIL WAR LINCOLN. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION IN BEAUTIFUL DECORATIVE STAMPED CLOTH WITH BRIGHT GILT DECORATION AND TITLE TO COVER AND SPINE. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, FLOWERED END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWN. NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE REMARKABLY BRIGHT AND CLEAN WITHOUT MARKS , EXCEPT PREVIOUS OWNER INSCRIPTION TO FRONT FREE PAPER.
730 PAGES, BOOK MEASURES 9"x 5". A STUNNING COPY IN SCARCE BINDING, YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK!
Mary Livermore , born Mary Ashton Rice , (December 19, 1820 May 23, 1905) was an American journalist. And advocate of women's rights. The writings of Mary Livermore. Mary Ashton Rice was born in Boston, Massachusetts.On December 19, 1820 to Timothy Rice and Zebiah Vose (Ashton) Rice. She was a direct descendant of Edmund Rice. An early Puritan immigrant to Massachusetts Bay Colony. At an all- female seminary. And read the entire bible. Every year until the age of 23. She graduated from the seminary in 1836, but stayed there as a teacher for two years. In 1839, she started a job as a tutor on a Virginia plantation, and after witnessing the cruel institution of slavery. In 1842, she left the plantation to take charge of a private school in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Where she worked for three years. Mary Livermore House in Melrose, MA. And in 1857, they moved to Chicago. She published a collection of nineteen essays entitled Pen Pictures in 1863. As a member of the Republican. Party, Livermore campaigned for Abraham Lincoln. In the 1860 presidential election. She volunteered as an associate member of the United States Sanitary Commission. As agent of its Northwestern branch, she attended a council of the national sanitary commission at Washington. President Lincoln donated his own copy of the Emancipation Proclamation. After the war she devoted herself to the promotion of women's suffrage. Founding in Chicago in 1869 The Agitator , which in 1870, after she moved to Boston. Was merged into the Woman's Journal.
Of which she was an associate editor until 1872. Like many Universalists of the time, she was interested in spiritualism.And following her husband's death in 1899, she became convinced that he had communicated with her through a medium. Nearly four decades after her death, she became the namesake of a World War II. TO SEE ALL THE BOOKS WE HAVE FOR SALE!!!
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