Draft of letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], April 12, 1875
- Draft of letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], April 12, 1875
- Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
April 12, 1875
Boston Public Library
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- Collection (local):
Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775--Anniversaries, etc
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Correspondence
Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
- 1 leaf (5 p.) ; 8 x 5 in. and 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.
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Pages 1-2 of this manuscript are a transcription in the hand of another person. Pages 3-5 are in the hand of William Lloyd Garrison.
William Lloyd Garrison declines an invitation to attend the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Concord. He gives his views on the importance of the Battle of Concord. His sympathies are always with the oppressed. He speaks in favor of women's suffrage and the rights of colored people.
See Call No. Ms.A.1.1 v.8, p.69B for an earlier draft of this letter.
- Call #:
Ms.A.1.1 v.8, p.70A