Notes
Preface
[William Lloyd Garrison],
"MRS. CHILD,"
Genius of Universal Emancipation,
20 Nov. 1829, p. 85; Lydia
Maria Child to Charles Sumner, 7 July 1856,
Lydia Maria Child: Selected Letters, 1817-1880,
ed. Milton
Meltzer, Patricia G. Holland, and Francine Krasno (Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1982) 286 (in
subsequent citations, this work will be abbreviated as
SL,
and Child's name will be abbreviated as
LMC); Samuel Jackson to LMC, "Letter from a Colored Man in Ohio to
L.
Maria Child,"
Liberator
23 Dec. 1859,
The Collected Correspondence of Lydia Maria Child, 1817-1880,
ed. Patricia G. Holland,
Milton Meltzer, and Francine Krasno (Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus Microfonn, 1980), microfiche 43, letter
1 158 (in future citations, this edition will be abbreviated as
CC,
with a slash mark dividing microfiche
card and letter number); Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage,
History
of Woman Suffrage,
vol.
I:
1848-1861 (1881; New York: Arno P, 1969) 38; Theodore Parker to LMC,
3 Nov. 1855, CC 31/888, and LMC to]. Peter Lesley, rJan. 1856 (misdated 1855),
SL
271;
"L.
Maria
Child,"
Springfield Republican,
rpt.
in Woman's Journal
6 Nov. 1880, pp.
354-55;
[Edgar Allan Poe], Re-
view of
Philo thea, Southern Literary Messenger
2 (Sept. 1836): 659-62; "The Standard,"
NationalAnti-
Slavery Standard
20June 1868, p.
3;
Thomas WentworTh Higginson, "Lydia Maria Child" (1868),
The
Writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson,
vol. 2:
Contemporaries
(Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900) ro8,
123.
2
L.
Maria Child, "The New-England Boy's Song about Thanksgiving Day,"
FI(fWers for Children. II. For
Children from Four to Six Years Old
(New York:
C.
S. Francis, 1845) 25-28.
3 "Letter from
L.
Maria Child,"
National Standard
27 Aug. 1870, CC 741r956a.
4 Helene G. Baer,
The Heart
Is
Like Heaven: The Life of Lydia Maria Child
(Philadelphia:
U
of Penn sylva-
nia P, 1964); Milton Meltzer,
Tongue of Flame: The Life of Lydia Maria Child
(New York: T. Y. Crowell,
1965).
5 See, for example, Kirk Jeffrey, "Marriage, Career, and Feminine Ideology in Nineteenth-Century
America: Reconstructing the Marital Experience of Lydia Maria Child, 1828-1874,"
Feminist Studies
2
(1975): 1 1 3-30; Susan Phinney Conrad,
Perish the Thought: Intellectual Women in Romantic America,
1830-1860
(New York: Oxford UP, 1976); and Blanche Glassman Hersh,
The Slavery of Sex: Feminist
Abolitionists in America
(Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1978).
6 Deborah Pickman Clifford,
Crusader for Freedom: A Life of Lydia Maria Child
(Boston: Beacon P, 1992).
7 Child's "The Quadroons," extracts from
Hobomok,
and selected
Letters from New York
appear respec-
tively in Susan Koppelman, ed.,
The Other Woman: Stories of Two Women and a Man
(Old Westbury,
N.Y.: Feminist P, 1984) 1-12; Lucy M. Freibert and Barbara
A.
White, eds.,
Hidden Hands: An
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