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The Grimké Sisters from South CarolinaPioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition$
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Gerda Lerner

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780807855669

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807868096_lerner

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The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina
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Gerda Lerner

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0005

This chapter describes the period immediately following the death of Sarah's father, John Faucheraud Grimké. His death had a profound effect on Sarah. Her sister, Angelina, was by now fourteen. Sarah drew closer during this time to the lure of the Quaker religion. She spent a few months in correspondence with the Quaker Israel Morris, and she eventually started attending Quaker meetings in Charleston. Sarah fell in love with Israel Morris after the death of his wife in 1820 but the love was difficult for her to deal with.

Keywords:   John Faucheraud Grimké, death, father, Angelina, Quaker, Charleston, Israel Morris

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