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Printed circular: "To colored citizens of Massachusetts and elsewhere"

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Title:
Printed circular: "To colored citizens of Massachusetts and elsewhere"
Description:
Addressed to the "Colored Citizens of Massachusetts and elsewhere" this printed circular acknowledges "William Lloyd Garrison's retirement from thirty five years' editorship of the Liberator" and seeks to collect donations to give to him, "hoping the aggregate will reach one thousand dollars". The circular names the Executive Committee, with William C. Nell listed as the first name and John P. Coburn as Treasurer. The General Committee provides another 42 names, with more than half coming from Boston.
Author:
Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874
Date:
June 11, 1866
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Ephemera
Genre:
Invitations
Circulars
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
African American abolitionists--History--19th century
African American women abolitionists--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
African American abolitionists
African American women abolitionists
Antislavery movements--United States
Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874
Coburn, John, 1811-1873
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Extent:
1 leaf (1 p.) ; 21 x 22 cm.
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Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
The organization that printed this circular cannot be determined.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) circular printed in black ink on white paper. In the head- fore corner the number "1866" has been written in pencil, and above the first line of the circular "4c" has also been written in pencil. Additionally, 20 names in the "General Committee" at the bottom of the page have been crossed out in pencil.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5004896
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.34, p.136A
Barcode:
39999085439659