Two Quaker Sisters. From the Original Diaries of Elizabeth Buffum Chace and Lucy Buffam Lovell.
Krichmar 1526: “From their diaries; concerning the woman suffrage movement in Rhode Island and of education in the early 19th century.”
Schneider & Schneider (writing of Chace): [quote]Born into an antislavery Quaker family and educated at Quakers schools, in 1828, Elizabeth Buffum married Samuel Buffington Chace, a textile manufacturer. After their first five children died in childhood, in 1835 she turned to anti-slavery work, helping organize and officiating in the Fall River (Massachusetts) Female Anti-Slavery Society. In the 1840s and early 1850s, while Barry and rearing five more children, Chace arranged anti-slavery meetings, raised funds, circulated petitions, wrote letters, and entertained anti-slavery leaders—the nuts-and-bolts work of the movement. Her home was a station on the Underground Railroad. In 1843, she resigned from the Society of Friends because of it’s “pro-slavery position.” After the Civil War, she served as a vice president of the American anti-slavery society…See also NAW.
Description: Two Quaker Sisters. From the Original Diaries of Elizabeth Buffum Chace and Lucy Buffam Lovell.
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, (1937). 183pp. First edition. Illustrated. Red cloth with dust jacket. Very good condition.
Ref. Schenider & Schneider, Slavery in America (2014).