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Moncure Conway moves back to New York City after his wife is diagnosed with cancer

01/01/1897 to 06/01/1898

In the summer of 1897, Moncure and his wife, Ellen Dana Conway, move in with their daughter and son-in-law in New York City after Ellen is diagnosed with cancer.  Ellen passes away on Christmas Day, 1897, and Moncure returns to Europe shortly thereafter. 

Source Citation: 

John d'Entremont, Southern Emancipator: Moncure Conway, The American Years 1832-1865 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987), 222.

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