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Johnson Family Papers
MS.2014.001  
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Description
Items related to the Johnson Family of East Weare, New Hampshire from 1840-1870. Items include correspondence, certificates, receipts, and legal documents.
Background
The Johnson family of East Weare, New Hampshire included Col Edmund Johnson (1794-1814), his wife Phebe Austin Whittier (1798-1871) and their children: Anna (1822-1861), Maranda (1823-1869), Caroline (1826-1926), Abby (1828-1921) a school teacher, and Mary (1830-1904) also schoolteacher. Phebe A. was a cousin of the famous poet, John Greenleaf Whittier. Her brother was Moses Austin Cartland who was also an abolitionist and frequent contributor to The National Era, an abolitionist newspaper.
Extent
1 box (.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from Wardman Library, Whittier College.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.