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A letter by abolitionist Maria Weston Chapman on stationery with a printed image of an enslaved mother separated from her children, 1839.

Maria Weston Chapman was an abolitionist and leader in the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society.

Transcript:

Dear Debora[h],
Tell me if this straw is what Mary Congdon wants? It costs nothing. If it will do, I can send home more. Right & Wrong will be out this week.