Newspaper from May. 1, 1865

Letters of Jane Grey Swisshelm

  • Full Title

    Excerpts from Crusader and feminist; letters of Jane Grey Swisshelm, 1858-1865;

  • Description

    Jane Grey Swisshelm a journalist was the editor of the Cloud Visiter [sic] and, afterward, the St. Cloud Democrat. The Minnesota Historical Society collected and compiled the series of articles and letters written for the St. Cloud Democrat, publishing them as a book in 1934. Her letters from late April and early May 1865, express her grief over Lincoln's death and her fear for the country's future.

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    Library of Congress, General Collections and Rare Book and Special Collections Division

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    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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    Jane Grey Swisshelm. "Excerpts from Crusader and feminist; letters of Jane Grey Swisshelm, 1858-1865;". The Minnesota Historical Society. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 19, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1186