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Collection Reference Number GLC03434.03
From Archive Folder Middlesex County Virginia documents 
Title Articles established by the Colored Ladies Lincoln Association
Date October 1862
Author Chippie, Hettie (fl. 1862)  
Document Type Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Hettie (also spelled Hetty) Chippie is listed as President and Mrs. Major Williams as Vice President. Organized to tend to sick and wounded Union soldiers, and to be connected to the Women's Pennsylvania Branch of the United States Sanitary Commission. Includes a list of medical supplies. Contains a preamble declaring "We a number of Colored Ladies of Philadelphia deeming it to be our duty to furnish our brethrin in arms when sick & wounded ... " Establishes offices, duties, meeting times, and requirements for dues paid to the society. Lists the names of the society's members and board of directors.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Charity and Philanthropy  Woman Author  Women's History  African American Author  Health and Medical  Injury or Wound  Hospital  
People Chippie, Hettie (fl. 1862)  Williams, Mrs. Major (fl. 1862)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics; Health & Medicine; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859