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Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, December 10 1858

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Title:
Letter from Samuel Joseph May, Syracuse, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, December 10 1858
Description:
Samuel Joseph May forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a circular which he wishes Garrison to publish in the pages of the Liberator, if he has not already done so, stating that William Brown has "done the Under Ground Rail Road much harm".
Author:
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871
Addressee:
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Date:
December 10, 1858
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
Fugitive slaves--United States--History--19th century
African American abolitionists--History--19th century
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Social reformers--United States
Underground Railroad
Fugitive slaves--United States
African American abolitionists
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871
Loguen, Jermain Wesley
Extent:
1 leaf (3 p.) ; 28.9 x 19.8 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
Manuscript is composed on the reverse of a typeset of a circular entitled "To the Friends of the Fugitive", advertising one "William Brown" as an imposter posing as an agent of the non-existant "African Aid Society" to defraud those seeking passage along the Underground Railroad through Syracuse to Canada.
Language:
English
Identifier:
4699010
Call #:
MS A.1.2 v.28, p.161
Barcode:
39999066762889