Letter from John Mawson, Ashfield, [Gateshead, England], to William Llloyd Garrison, 1867 Oct[ober] 25
In this letter to William Lloyd Garrison, John and Elizabeth Mawson write that they have returned home and "find all well." They say that they "spent a most pleasant afternoon with our dear old friend [George] Thompson" and though they would like to see Garrison at the breakfast, they know he has many friends to visit "and, as we had really had a good share of your precious company we must not be too greedy." The Mawson's wish Garrison a safe voyage back to the United States, saying, "May great peace, and great joy, and all Heaven's richest blessings rest upon yourself and all your dear friends."
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This folder contains a stamped envelope addressed to "W.L. Garrison Esq Washington Hotel Liverpool." It is postmarked with black circular stamps, reading, "J91 Liverpool AU 1 69" and "Gateshead E Oc 25 67" and includes a one penny stamp. Along the spine edge, "Not claimed 31/7/69" is written.