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Letter from Lewis Tappan, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1844 November 7

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Title:
Letter from Lewis Tappan, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1844 November 7
Description:
In this letter to Amos A. Phelps, Lewis Tappan discusses a number of subjects, including some monetary matters between Phelps and himself, the question of abolition in the District of Columbia, Phelps’s plan concerning newspapers, what he (Tappan) wishes he could do for the anti-slavery cause, Elizur Wright Jr. who accepted a job offer that Tappan made, and matters related to the Union Mission Society.
Author:
Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873
Addressee:
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Date:
November 7, 1844
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
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Union Missionary Society (U.S.)
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885
Places:
District of ColumbiaWashington
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 26 x 40 cm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. Amos A. Phelps, Boston." It was postmarked on Nov. 8 in Boston, Mass.
Language:
English
Identifier:
5029532
Call #:
MS A.21.14 (88)
Barcode:
39999085501698