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From an illegible Channing family member, probably female, dated Oaklander, Oct. 21, (no year). "My dear Sir". Most of the discussion is about "..the littel Christian society here", which is disfunctional because of its unnamed pastor, "..wholly unsuited for his office....they need a person of more cultivation and intellect....I send this by Miss Dix (Dorothea Dix), who will leave town in the evening boat...". The writer will leave town for Boston in a few days. Persons mentioned are "Mr. Manchester" and "Judge Clark". Miss Dix and William Ellery Channing were friends. She served for a few years as governess to his children. Two previous owners of this letter have written on it in pencil: "Mrs. Channing of Newport", and "Mrs. Dr. Channing". Two conjugate leaves, three pages are used, 42 closely written lines. Two fold creases. Tipped to a larger, colored sheet, else in Fine condition.
Title: Autograph Letter, Signed.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: williamellerychanningfamilydorotheadix.75fromani