Angelina Emily Grimké (1805-1879)

Angelina Emily Grimké was an abolitionist and women's rights activist. She wrote Appeal to the Christian Women of the South and An Appeal to the Women of the Nominally Free States, calling for the end of slavery. She married abolitionist Theodore Weld with whom she compiled American Slavery As It Is which provided Harriet Beecher Stowe with primary source material for Uncle Tom's Cabin. She was originally from South Carolina where her father owned several hundred slaves.

1845 circa 5 years
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