Letter of March 10, 1884

This letter to Marion Talbot, women's rights advocate and founder of the American Association of University Women, concerns social arrangements for members of an organization in which they participated. The organization may have been the Woman Suffrage Association, in which Higginson was active, but it may also be about activities of the Boston Nationalist Club, an intellectual society that often had as speakers leading figures of the day. "Mr. Winsor, Librarian," was most likely Justin Winsor, who was head of the Boston Public Library from 1868–1877.

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March 10, 1884

Dear Miss Talbot

I have asked
Profs Sheler & Hersford of Cambridge
& Prof. Hagnes of Boston & shall
ask Mr. Winsor, Librarian — all
with wives; perhaps a few
others. Ask anybody you please.
Please send me a few cards
with names of members. I asked
for them before. There are no

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members elect known to me.
If you you write yr. mother, tell her
I will pay Mr. [Pampelly] $10
as delicately as possible.

Ever cordially

T. W. Higginson

P.S. [Is Prest. Warner ever invited?]
[he shld. be & I'll leave him to you.]