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Letter from Johnn Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], to Richard Davis Webb, 1845 November 5

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Title:
Letter from Johnn Bishop Estlin, Bristol, [England], to Richard Davis Webb, 1845 November 5
Description:
John Bishop Estlin writes to Richard D. Webb regarding a long interview with a member of the Society of Friends who "I found rather prejudiced against the Am[erican] Abolitionists Soc[ietie]s from their violence." He persuaded her that these societies were "labouring causes...and that our sympathy and encouragement were due to the cause in which they were engaged." He writes that the interviewer thanked him for erasing the "objectionable part" in Douglass's narrative, which she could not have otherwise "put into the hands of her young people." He writes of the Friends in Dublin had been scandalized by the violent denunciantion uttered by F. Douglass in their meeting house.
Author:
Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855
Addressee:
Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872
Date:
November 5, 1845
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--England--19th century--Correspondence
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--Great Britain--History--19th century
Society of Friends--Great Britain--19th century
Society of Friends--Dublin--19th century
Antislavery movements--Societies, etc--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Lectures and lecturing--Ireland--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Societies, etc--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Meetings--Dublin--History--19th century
Abolitionists
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Great Britain
Society of Friends--History
Antislavery movements--United States
Societies
Antislavery movements
Lectures and lecturing
Meetings
Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855
Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Places:
United Kingdom
England
IrelandDublin
Extent:
1 leaf (2 p.)
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript contains a one-penny postage stamp, "penny red," stamp featuring Queen Victoria.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5123084
Call #:
MS A.1.2
Barcode:
39999085430757