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Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to Richard David Webb, 1850 July 8

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Title:
Letter from George Thompson, London, [England], to Richard David Webb, 1850 July 8
Description:
George Thompson writes to Richard Davis Webb thanking him for sending the books and tracts on India. He will continue to update him on the League in India and send his introduction to the book. He has not been able to write to his friends due to having so many calls upon him. He speaks of his upcoming travels to Southampton and returning to London for the delegate meeting.
Author:
Thompson, George, 1804-1878
Addressee:
Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872
Date:
July 8, 1850
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century
Abolitionists--England--19th century--Correspondence
Abolitionists--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Lectures and lecturing--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Meetings--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Publishing--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
British--India--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists
Antislavery movements--Great Britain
Antislavery movements
Lectures and lecturing
Meetings
Publishers and publishing
Antislavery movements--United States
British--India--History
Thompson, George, 1804-1878
Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872
Places:
United Kingdom
England
India
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 19 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Letter contains an engraving by Harwoods of a woman dipping her quill into an ink jar that contains a batlike face at the bottom.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript contains a purple postmarked stamp "Garrison Mss."
Language:
English
Identifier:
5709788
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.19, p.45
Barcode:
39999086046271