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Letter from Jonathan Ward, Abington, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1839 August 29th

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Title:
Letter from Jonathan Ward, Abington, [Massachusetts], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1839 August 29th
Description:
Jonathan Ward writes to Amos A. Phelps discussing his approval of the new formation of the new abolitionist society and the establishment of a new newspaper. He writes "I hope it will be conducted on such principles, and with such a spirit, that all the real friends of immediate and entire emancipation will...willing to unite and will not have the objections, which many had to the sentiments, spirit, and style of Garrison." He continues to attack William Lloyd Garrison's character and abolitionist efforts, stating "I not only disliked his corrupt sentiments, but his style of writing and...his violent personal attacks on all whom I liked. This has always approved to me inconsistent with the spirit and principles of the gospel, the great law of love, and the golden rule."
Author:
Ward, Jonathan, 1769-1860
Addressee:
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Date:
August 29, 1839
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--Societies, etc--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Newspapers--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Publishing--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Religious aspects--Christianity--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Slaves--Emancipation--United States
Antislavery movements--United States
Societies
Publishers and publishing
Christianity
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Ward, Jonathan, 1769-1860
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.)
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in black ink on white paper. Below the first line, there is the number "172" written in pencil.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5067834
Call #:
MS A.21 v.10, p.82
Barcode:
39999085423679