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Letter from Elizur Wright, Anti-Slavery Office, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 June 30

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Title:
Letter from Elizur Wright, Anti-Slavery Office, New York, [New York], to William Lloyd Garrison, 1834 June 30
Description:
Elizur Wright, Jr. writes to William Lloyd Garrison to "open to you my whole heart in regard to some things about the holy cause in which we are engaged." First he discusses "the manual labor school" and the need to patronize institutions which accept students "of all colors" rather than create new schools like Beriah Green's Oneida Institute. Wright emphasizes that resources should be concentrated and scholarships offered to students to attend the Oneida Institute. He regrets "that our noble friend [Charles] Stuart did not pay the English donation into the N[ew] E[ngland Anti-Slavery Society] treasury" and discusses plans of the American Anti-Slavery Society to purchase 500 copies of Lydia Maria Child's "Appeal." Wright then describes the efforts of colonizationists to silence James Temple and "have made him insane in advance" of his return. He also mentions problems receiving his copy of the Liberator and a friend of his in Ohio who has not received it for six weeks.
Author:
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885
Addressee:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Date:
June 30, 1834
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
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Education--History
Antislavery movements--United States
Social reformers--United States
American Anti-Slavery Society
New-England Anti-Slavery Society
Oneida Institute of Science and Industry
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885
Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880
Green, Beriah, 1795-1874
Stuart, Charles, 1783?-1865
Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831)
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 26 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
On verso, the letter is addressed to "Wm. Lloyd Garrison Ed. Liberator Boston Mass." and is postmarked with an orange, circular stamp reading, "New York Jun 30".
Language:
English
Identifier:
5114718
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.4, p.49
Barcode:
39999085429742