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Letter from Paschal Beverly Randolph, New Orleans, [Louisiana], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1865 Oct[ober] 14th

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Title:
Letter from Paschal Beverly Randolph, New Orleans, [Louisiana], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1865 Oct[ober] 14th
Description:
Paschal Beverly Randolph writes to William Lloyd Garrison informing him that a new Freedmen's school in New Orleans has been named in his honor. Randolph identifies himself as the principal of the school and states "We have been open two weeks, and numbered 373 pupils last night." He also describes some of the tools the students could use and "beg[s] a little assistance from Boston" to help acquire them.
Author:
Randolph, Paschal Beverly, 1825-1879
Addressee:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Date:
October 14, 1865
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
African Americans--Education--United States--History--19th century
African American educators--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Education--History
African American educators
Antislavery movements--United States
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Social reformers--United States
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Randolph, Paschal Beverly, 1825-1879
Extent:
1 leaf (1 p.) ; 32 x 20 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in blue ink on white paper. There is an embossed logo in the head- edge corner featuring a building with the word "Congress" written above it, all enclosed in an oval. Over the logo, the number "144" has been written in pencil. There are also numerous annotations, like double and triple underlines, under letters in the sender's address and salutation. On the back of the leaf, there are 5 black spots on the spine edge and 3 black spots on the fore edge. On the tail edge of this page, the phrase "Ms.A.1.2 v.34 p.88" is written in pencil.
Language:
English
Identifier:
4727311
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.34, p.88
Barcode:
39999085501474