Whittier, the Quaker Poet by William Lloyd Garrison, [Boston?, Mass.], [1859?]
- Whittier, the Quaker Poet by William Lloyd Garrison, [Boston?, Mass.], [1859?]
- Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
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Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--19th century--Speeches, addresses, etc
Society of Friends
Antislavery movements--United States
Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
- 46 p. ; 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.
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Quarto volume manuscript.
William Lloyd Garrison wrote this lecture or speech about John Greenleaf Whittier. Garrison begins with this explanation: "I have chosen for my theme, this evening, one whose genius and character are, I think, worthy of all admiration---John Greenleaf Whittier, the Quaker poet. And this will justify an introductory episode in regard to the origin and peculiarities of Quakerism."
There are several words and sentences that have been crossed out throughout this manuscript.
Also includes a fragment, originally glued to the first page of this manuscript, written by an unknown person. The fragment was detached when conservation work was done on Feb. 24, 2011. The fragment contains this note regarding the manuscript: "Probably written in early spring of 1859. Response to new proposed Liberty Bill pending in that year. See Ms [manuscript] letters & Whittier (1858, 1859?) replying is W.LG's [William Lloyd Garrison] questions about himself."
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