Letter from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, Sept. 17, 1844
- Letter from Edmund Quincy, Dedham, [Mass.], to Caroline Weston, Sept. 17, 1844
- Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877
- Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882
September 17, 1844
Boston Public Library
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Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Women abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements--United States
Women abolitionists--United States
Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882
Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888
Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881
Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861
National anti-slavery standard
- 2 leaves (8 p.) ; 10 x 7 3/4 in.
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This is a continuation of Edmund Quincy's letter to Caroline Weston of Sept. 16, 1844, Call No. Ms.A.9.2 v.20, p.61, in which a Milford anti-slavery meeting is described. Edmund Quincy comments on William Lloyd Garrison's conduct of the meeting. He describes the Hopedale community. He praises the Rev. Davis, a Universalist minister. He mentions Mr. & Mrs. Price at Hopedale. Edmund Quincy talks in his sleep and William L. Garrison laughed at something he said. Edmund Quincy talked to Dr. J. G. Palfrey on the train from Worcester to Boston; Palfrey emancipated his slaves. Edmund Quincy heard from Mrs. Maria Weston Chapman that Lucia Weston is doing well. He refers to correspondence with Sydney Howard Gay regarding the printing of National Anti-Slavery Standard extras.
- Call #:
Ms.A.9.2 v.20, p.62-63