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Crandall, Prudence.

LETTER: Autograph letter signed, Recommendation for student Mary L. Morgan.


Recommendation for a Student a Few Months Prior to the Admission of Black Girls
[Education] Crandall, Prudence. Autograph letter of recommendation, signed, for Student Mary L. Morgan, March 28, 1832.
Written by Crandall, the pioneer educator of African-American girls, this letter of recommendation (evidently for a white girl) reads in part:
This may certify that Mary L. Morgan has atten[d]ed my school the term of nearly nine months and has conducted herself with the greatest propriety and mad[e] good advancement in literature...I think her capable to teach a good English school...
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