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Letter from Andrew Paton, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, 2d Dec[ember] 1846

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Title:
Letter from Andrew Paton, Glasgow, [Scotland], to William Lloyd Garrison, 2d Dec[ember] 1846
Description:
Andrew Paton informs William Lloyd Garrison of the decision of the British branch of Evangelical Alliance to exclude slaveholders from its membership ranks, arguing that a slaveholder could not be a Christian. Paton states that he will post to Garrison a collection of London newspapers, including the edition of the Patriot containing Dr. Wardlow's letter regarding Christians being slaveholders. Paton requests that Garrison make efforts to have slaveholders excluded from the Evangelical Alliance in Canada.
Author:
Paton, Andrew, 1805-1884
Addressee:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Date:
December 2, 1846
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Anti-Slavery Collection
Subjects:
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Social reformers--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--Scotland--19th century--Correspondence
Social reformers--Scotland--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--Religious aspects--Christianity--Great Britain--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States
Abolitionists
Social reformers
Antislavery movements--Great Britain
Christianity
Evangelical Alliance. British Organization
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Paton, Andrew, 1805-1884
Thompson, George, 1804-1878
Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870
Places:
United Kingdom
Scotland
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 20.4 x 25.4 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Manuscript annotated on recto, with "133" in pencil beneath Paton's salutation to Garrison, and "Garrison MSS." stamped in blue innk beneath letterhead date/address line.
Manuscript addressed to "Wm. Lloyd Garrison Esq. 21 Cornhill, Boston, U. S.".
Manuscript postmarked on verso.
Language:
English
Identifier:
4713946
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.16, p.135
Barcode:
39999066761196