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Letter from Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, Concord, [New Hampshire], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1840 Aug[ust] 29

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Title:
Letter from Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, Concord, [New Hampshire], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1840 Aug[ust] 29
Description:
Nathaniel Peabody Rogers writes to William Lloyd Garrison saying he is "lying in a sort of prostration & don't know as I shall recover. Our jaunt seems to me a dream ... " He then give news of his return and says his community "demand us vote for Old Tip [William Henry Harrison] as they call it." Rogers then states that the purpose of the letter is "to summon you to my meeting on the 9th of Sept[ember]. We shall have a large convention & I regard it essential that you should be here." He also tells Garrison that "the young lads at Dartmouth want to see you there." Rogers then discusses his plans to go to Claremont [N.H.] to attend an anti-slavery convention, telling Garrison that "[Alanson] St. Clair & company are very active I understand." He ends the letter by describing his debt to "friend Southwick" and asking Garrison to pay his debt and send his thanks to Southwick when he writes him next.
Author:
Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody, 1794-1846
Addressee:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Date:
August 29, 1840
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Meetings--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States
Meetings
Social reformers--United States
Vignettes
Wood-engraving--19th century
Rogers, Nathaniel Peabody, 1794-1846
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
St. Clair, Alanson
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 25 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 in white paper. Along the head edge of the first page, there is wood-engraved image of a chained slave on one knee under the words, "Am I Not A Man And A Brother?" Below the image, towards the fore edge of the page, there is a small purple stamp that reads "Garrison MSS." On the final page, along the fore edge, there is small hole measuring about .5 cm x 1.1 cm. Also on this page, the delivery address is "Wm. Lloyd Garrison, Boston, Mss." It was postmarked with an orange circular stamp that reads "Concord N.H. Aug 30"
Language:
English
Identifier:
4743341
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.9, p.102
Barcode:
39999085504221