Harriet Ward Foote Hawley

Harriet Ward Foote Hawley

I do not believe we shall ever conquer till we proclaim emancipation; and yet I suppose there are people in the world who think President Lincoln knows more than Mrs. Hawley.

–Mrs. Harriet Ward Foote Hawley, outspoken wife of Joseph Hawley in a private letter; July 3, 1862

(image/Harriet Beecher Stowe Center)