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Letter from Joshua Leavitt, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, Oct. 7. 1840

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Title:
Letter from Joshua Leavitt, New York, to Amos Augustus Phelps, Oct. 7. 1840
Description:
In this letter to Amos A. Phelps, Joshua Leavitt discusses correcting electoral tickets for Massachusetts. He then explains his current situation that makes it a challenge to attend an upcoming meeting in Lowell and asks Phelps whether it would be worthwhile for him to attend it. He then discusses matters related to publications and newspaper. He also asks for information regarding open positions in schools that his son might be able to take.
Author:
Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873
Addressee:
Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
Date:
October 7, 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
Extent:
1 leaf (2 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 Oct. 8 in New York.
Language:
English
Identifier:
4745601
Call #:
MS A.21.11 (109)
Barcode:
39999032919530