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Letter from Joshua Leavitt, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, July 20 '40

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Title:
Letter from Joshua Leavitt, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, July 20 '40
Description:
In this letter to Amos A. Phelps, Joshua Leavitt discusses making nominations (for unnamed positions, but presumed to be the Liberty Party’s presidential nominees). He is pessimistic about Gerrit Smith’s ability to carry Massachusetts and New York.
Author:
Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873
Addressee:
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Date:
[July 20, 1840]
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
Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848)
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
Extent:
1 leaf (4 p.) ; 26 x 40 cm.
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Notes:
Holograph, signed.
Title devised by cataloger.
On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. Amos A. Phelps, Boston, Mass." It was postmarked on July 21 in New York.
Written on a paper on which a letter of "Office of the American Anti-Slavery Society" to "the officers and members" of the Executive Committee of the Society was printed.
Language:
English
Identifier:
4745511
Call #:
MS A.21.11 (87)
Barcode:
39999032919118