Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Waterloo, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Oct[ober] 8. 1847
Samuel Joseph May writes William Lloyd Garrison from the house of Thomas McClintock, where he and Lucretia Mott are presently staying while May delivers a lecture against capital punishment. May states that McClintock had relayed to him Garrison's most recent letter, and states that while he had not previously known the nature of Garrison's illness, the letter has lessened his anxiety considerably over Garrison's ill-health. May states that Frederick Douglass was troubled to receive no tidings from Garrison prior to his departure for Syracuse. May informs Garrison that Douglass will be at his house in Syracuse on the 26th, and begs Garrison to join them should his health permit.