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Letter from Abraham Simons, Norfolk, [Massachusetts], to Theodore Parker, 1854 [June] 6

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Title:
Letter from Abraham Simons, Norfolk, [Massachusetts], to Theodore Parker, 1854 [June] 6
Description:
Abraham Simons writes to Theodore Parker in regards to extending his communication to an African American, Edwara Lattimore who "goes by the name of Edwin Moore) who lives in Lowell under the Merrimack House that the slave Hunters are preparing to take him & that he must look out." He advises Parker to tell him to go to Canada "or try to settle with the master who says he owns him for he will be prisoner if he cannot be taken." He says he is doing all he can for the cause.
Author:
Simons, Abraham
Addressee:
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Date:
[June 6, 1854]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Fugitive slaves--United States--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Slavery--Law and legislation--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Fugitive slaves--United States
Antislavery movements--United States
Slavery
Slavery--Law and legislation--United States--History
Underground Railroad
United States--Race relations
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Simons, Abraham
Extent:
1 leaf (1 p.) ; 22 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5726337
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.24, p.55
Barcode:
39999086048954